The behavioral neuroscience minor is an interdisciplinary program co-administered by the Biology and Psychology departments. The minor combines the study of the relationship between the structure and function of the nervous system with emphasis on the biological and psychological elements that affect emotions, behavior, learning and memory. Available courses include a variety of topics, from genetics and biology of behavior to neurological and psychiatric disorders and their treatments.
The program requires completion of a minimum of 15 credits. A minimum of 6 credits must be from outside the student’s declared major. A course plan should be designed and implemented in consultation with the academic advisor.