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Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration

The Cognitive Neuroscience concentration focuses on the biological foundations of psychology as well as provides students with basic scientific skills training. This concentration emphasizes genetics and relationships between the nervous system and behavior and is recommended for students who have an interest in the scientific aspects of psychology. ​ ​

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Course Requirements

Psychology

Course Title Quarter Hours
PSY 340STATISTICS II 14
PSY 342RESEARCH METHODS III4
PSY 343INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT4
PSY 360THEORIES OF LEARNING AND COGNITION4
PSY 377PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY4
or PSY 379 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
Select three additional psychology electives from the following:12
PSY 348
SOCIAL COGNITION
PSY 353
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 363
ALCOHOLISM, DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
PSY 364
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 373
HAPPINESS, JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING
BIO 191GENERAL BIOLOGY I FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 192GENERAL BIOLOGY II FOR SCIENCE MAJORS4
BIO 193GENERAL BIOLOGY III FOR SCIENCE MAJORS (required for higher level BIO)4
Select three additional major level BIO courses in consultation with faculty advisor12
Select eight general (open) electives32

* PSY 377 is a prerequisite to some BIO courses so it is recommended that this course be taken after the completion of the PSY core. MAT 130 is a prerequisite for BIO 191.

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.​

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