Required Core Courses
Graduate students are required to complete six Neuroscience Program core courses (listed below) prior to taking the Comprehensive Examination. (On rare occasions, core courses may be completed after the Comprehensive Examination; e.g., if a course is not available in a feasible manner.) Graduate students must achieve a grade of “B” or better in core courses in order to satisfy this requirement. If a student receives a grade of less than a “B” in a core course, the course may have to be repeated or a student may have to perform remedial work as specified by the Student Advisory Committee. Based on courses undertaken prior to entering the Neuroscience Program, the Student Advisory Committee may waive some core Neuroscience course requirements for students who have been admitted with advanced standing.
PSY:6370/031:278 Principles of Neuropsychology, 3 s.h.
ACB:6252/060:252 Functional Neuroanatomy, 4.s.h.
NSCI:4353/132:181 Neurophysiology, 4 s.h.
NSCI:7180/132:180 Neurobiology, 4 s.h.
NSCI:7235/132:235 Neurobiology of Disease, 3 s.h.
NSCI:4753/132:184 Developmental Neurobiology, 3 s.h. BISC:5201/156:201 Fundamentals of Gene Expression (Molecular Track) 1 s.h.**
BISC:5201/156:202 Fundamentals of Protein Regulation (Molecular Track) 1 s.h.**
BISC:5203/156:203 Fundamentals of Dynamic Cell Processes (Molecular Track) 1 s.h.**
*May be taken as a substitute for Neurophysiology
**These three five-week modules equal the required three semester hour course