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Washington and Lee University    
 
    
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog

Neuroscience major leading to BS degree


A major in neuroscience leading to a Bachelor of Science degree requires the completion of at least 50 credits in science and mathematics, including 47 or more credits from the following:

  1. Core (5 courses): BIOL 111/113, BIOL 211, 211S, or 220; CHEM 110; NEUR 120; and PSYC 111
  2. Quantitative Methods (3 courses)
    1. Computational: One course chosen from BIOL 185, 282; CSCI 102, 121
    2. Statistics and Research Design: PSYC 120; and either BIOL 201 or PSYC 250
  3. Specialization: Completion of at least five additional courses selected from the following and chosen from at least two disciplines
    1. BIOL 211 (or 211S), 220, 243, 250, 255, 275, 280, 282, 283, 360, 365, 397
    2. CSCI 102, 121
    3. ENGN 267 (BIOL 267)
    4. NEUR 395
    5. PSYC 216, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 259
  4. Capstone: Six credits chosen from the following:
    1. At least three credits chosen from NEUR 423, 442, 493, PSYC 353, 354, 355, 359
    2. No more than three credits chosen from NEUR 401, 403, 422, 453

2. Quantitative Methods (3 courses):


3. Specialization:


Completion of at least five additional courses selected from the following and chosen from at least two disciplines.

4. Capstone:


Six credits chosen from the following.