Hours64 - 68 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

The Neuroscience Center requires a minimum of 21 hours of neuroscience major credit to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation. Only 8 hours of Independent Study can be counted towards the neuroscience major credit.
requirement 3 Complete 6 courses
Chemistry courses:
CHEM 105 - (Not currently offered)
CHEM 106 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 5 Complete 2 courses
Note: Students may substitute Math 113 for Math 112.
requirement 6 Complete 1 option
Electives: Complete three courses FROM THREE DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS from the following electives (courses used to fill any major requirements above will not count here):
Note 1: Students should carefully consult with faculty regarding which electives they should take to best support their postgraduate plans.
Note 2: Me En 552, Neuro 449R, PDBio 565, and 568 require the instructor's signature before enrolling.
Note 3: PDBio 363 is required for most students applying for graduate training in medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, physician assistant school, or similar programs.
Recommended Complete 2 options
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Program Outcomes

Professional Preparation

Program graduates will have the necessary knowledge and skills in molecular and cellular biology, neuroanatomy, behavioral neuroscience, physiology, and supporting disciplines required to pursue advanced degrees in areas relating to neuroscience or in professional schools.

Research Critique and Application

Program graduates will evaluate, critique and apply research findings in neuroscience.