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General Option

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General Option (120 Credits)

Students may be admitted to the Neuroscience - General Option upon making their intention known to the department and enrollment or credit for MATH 106 (or higher). To maintain admission to the major, students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits at WSU must maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA overall, and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA in BIOLOGY 107, CHEM 105, CHEM 106 or 116, MATH 140 or 171, NEUROSCI 301, NEUROSCI 302, PHYSICS 101/111 or 201/211 or 205, and PHYSICS 102/112 or 202/212 or 206 or CHEM 345. Students must receive a grade of C or better in these courses and may repeat a maximum of three of these courses to maintain admission to the major.
First Year
First TermCredits
CHEM 105 [PSCI]4
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
MATH 140 [QUAN] or 171 [QUAN]4
PSYCH 105 [SSCI]3
Second TermCredits
BIOLOGY 107 [BSCI]4
CHEM 1064
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]13
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
Second Year
First TermCredits
BIOLOGY 106 4
CHEM 3454
NEUROSCI 30123
PHYSICS 101 or 2013
PHYSICS 111 or 2111
Second TermCredits
Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
NEUROSCI 3023
PHYSICS 102 or 2023
PHYSICS 112 or 2121
Neuroscience Electives34
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
Behavior Course43 or 4
BIOLOGY/MBIOS 3014
Statistics Course53 or 4
Neuroscience Electives35
Second TermCredits
Humanities [HUM]3
NEUROSCI 4044
Electives 68
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
NEUROSCI 430 [M]4
Electives 611
Second TermCredits
NEUROSCI 403 [M]3
NEUROSCI 490 [CAPS]3
Electives 69

Footnotes
1NEUROSCI/MBIOS 201 is recommended.
2PSYCH 372 may be taken in place of NEUROSCI 301 with department permission.
3Neuroscience Electives (9 credits): Approved courses include BIOLOGY 307, 315, 321, 333, 340, 352, 353, 354, 438, 456; MATH 340; MBIOS 303, 304, 305, 401, 404, 413; NEUROSCI 305, 333, 409, 425, 426; PHYSICS 466; PSYCH 265, 312, 333, 350, 361, 372, 384, 464, 470, 490, 491; VET PH 308. Other courses may be allowed by department consent. Courses may not be used to fulfill more than one requirement. Please see your advisor.
4Behavior Course: Choose one course from NEUROSCI 305, 333, or 409. Other courses may be allowed by department consent.
5Statistics Course: Choose one course from PSYCH 311, STAT 212, 360, 370, or 412.
6Elective choices should include 300-400 level coursework to meet the University minimum requirement of 40 upper division credits.

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