Certificate in Neuroscience

The Certificate in Neuroscience will provide students the opportunity to purse the many neuroscience related disciplines; brain imaging, molecular neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, bio-engineering, clinical neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, and neuropsychology.  The certificate will prepare students to work in neuroscience related jobs and disciplines, both in research and industry.  These areas would include but are not limited to medicine, neuro-rehabilitation, occupational therapy, clinical therapists, physical therapy, forensics, biotechnology industry, hospitals, science writing and science education.  


Twelve credit hours are required for completion of the certificate.  At least 6 hours must be at the 3000-level or above.  A maximum of 6 hours from an department may be applied to the 12 hour requirement.  A maximum of 3 hours from problems/readings and/or internship sections may be applied and the student must demonstrate that the experiential learning was related to neuroscience.  

Psychological Sciences
PSYCH 2110Learning, Memory, and Cognition3
PSYCH 2210Mind, Brain, and Behavior3
PSYCH 2220Drugs and Behavior3
PSYCH 3140Cognitive Psychology3
PSYCH 3150Human Memory3
PSYCH 4210Physiological Psychology3
PSYCH 4240Cognitive Neuroscience3
Biological Sciences
BIO_SC 3700Animal Physiology5
BIO_SC 4500Neurobiology3
BIO_SC 4590Computational Neuroscience4
BIO_SC 4640Behavioral Biology3-4
BIOL_EN 4070Bioelectricity3
BIOL_EN 4075Brain Signals and Brain Machine Interfaces3
Electrical Engineering
ECE 4590Computational Neuroscience4
ECE 2001Experimental Course1-99
Medical School
MPP 3202Elements of Physiology5
MPP 4204Medical Pharmacology4