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2014-2015 Catalogue 
    
2014-2015 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Neuroscience Minor


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Neuroscience challenges us to understand the complex interaction between biology, behavior, and society. This interdisciplinary minor recognizes a student’s appreciation and understanding of physiological and psychological concepts relative to understanding the human condition.

An interdisciplinary committee oversees this interdisciplinary minor.

Minor requirements include:


  1. The student must be a degree candidate at Saint Anselm College.
  2. The student must formally register for the interdisciplinary minor with the director of the minor no later than the first semester of the junior year.
  3. A minimum of a C+ (2.33) cumulative grade point average in the major (based on a minimum of 3 courses) at the time of formal registration for the interdisciplinary minor.
  4. The student must complete five courses with a minimum grade of C (2.00) in each individual course presented for the interdisciplinary minor. The student must have a mini-mum grade point average of C+ (2.33) in all courses presented for the interdisciplinary minor.
    1. The student is required to take Behavioral Neuroscience (PY 305 ).
    2. The student is required to select from one of the following Psychology courses: Psychology of Addiction and Dependency (PY 205 ), Health Psychology (PY 206 ), Cognitive Psychology (PY 304 ), Abnormal Psychology (PY 307 ), Psychology of Learning and Motivation (PY 313 ), or Sensation and Perception (PY 316 ).
    3. The student is required to take Pharmacology (BI 346 ).
    4. The student is required to select from one of the following Biology courses: Develop-mental Biology (BI 324 ), Genetics (BI 327 ), Cell Biology (BI 333 ), Animal Physiology (BI 334 ), Animal Behavior (BI 335 ), or Invertebrate Zoology (BI 338 ).
    5. The student is required to take Modern Philosophy (PH 213 ) or Philosophy of Mind (PH 324 ) or Philosophy of Science (PH 331 ).
  1. The student must successfully complete a comprehensive written exam.

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