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2017-2018 Catalogue 
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Neuroscience Minor

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Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field exploring the complex interactions among biology, chemistry, behavior, and society. 

Minor requirements include:

  • The student must be a degree candidate at Saint Anselm College.
  • 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.
  • The student must have a minimum grade point average of C (2.0) in all courses presented for the minor.


  • The student is required to take Behavioral Neuroscience (PY 305 ).
  • The student is required to take Pharmacology (BI 346 )
  • The student is required to take three additional courses from among the following options, with at least one course in Psychology and one course in Biology.
    • Psychology courses: Psychology of Addiction and Dependency (PY 205 ), Health Psychology (PY 206 ), Cognitive Psychology (PY 304 ), Abnormal Psychology (PY 307 ), Neuropsychological Assessment (PY 311 ),  Psychology of Learning and Motivation (PY 313 ), Sensation and Perception (PY 316 ).
    • Biology courses: Genetics (BI 327 ), Cell Biology (BI 333 ), Animal Physiology (BI 334 ), Animal Behavior (BI 335 ), Invertebrate Zoology BI 338 ).
    • Philosophy courses: Modern Philosophy (PH 213 ), Philosophy of Mind (PH 324 ), Philosophy of Science (PH 331 ).

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