Minor

For students matriculating in 2013 and forward

Minor in Neuroscience for Majors in Trinity College

Minimum of 5 neuroscience courses:

  • 4 courses must be at 200-level or higher
  • at least 2 courses must be from the gateway and Neuroscience core offerings
  • if you plan to register for Research Independent Study (NEUROSCI 493), it is recommended that you first complete a methods or laboratory course (with an “L” designation) in Neuroscience (NEUROSCI 375-389, 502, 503, 511L, 515, 590-1)
  • allied courses do not count

Note: no more than two of the five courses required for the Minor may be used to satisfy the requirements of another major, minor or certificate.

Minor in Neuroscience for Majors in the Pratt School of Engineering

Minimum of 5 neuroscience courses:

  • start with the gateway course, NEUROSCI 101 or 102 Biological Basis of Behavior: Introduction and Survey
  • next, take NEUROSCI 201 Fundamentals of Neuroscience (also counted as a life science elective for BME majors) or one of the other core courses in Neuroscience [NEUROSCI 223 and 211 or 212
  • BME 301L / NEUROSCI 301L Electrophysiology should then be taken next
  • lastly, take two electives that are not cross-listed between NEUROSCI and BME and do not satisfy any other requirement for a BME major should be completed
  • allied courses do not count
Note: no more than two of the five courses required for the Minor may be used to satisfy the requirements of another major, minor or certificate.

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