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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 a department may be applied to the 12 hour requirement.  All grades must be C- or better.  Grades of D+ or below and grades of S/U will not be accepted.  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.  All certificate coursework must be completed at the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

BME 2017World of Neuroscience1
Biological Sciences
BIO_SC 2017World of Neuroscience1
BIO_SC 2020How the Brain Works1
BIO_SC 3700Animal Physiology5
BIO_SC 4500Neurobiology3
BIO_SC 4590Computational Neuroscience4
BIO_SC 4640Behavioral Biology3-4
Biomedical Engineering
BIOL_EN 4070Bioelectricity3
Computer Science
CMP_SC 2017World of Neuroscience1
Electrical & Computer Engineering
ECE 2001Experimental Course1-99
ECE 2017World of Neuroscience1
ECE 4590Computational Neuroscience4
Electrical Engineering
BIOL_EN 4075Brain Signals and Brain Machine Interfaces (Electrical & Computer Engineering)3
BIOL_EN 2017World of Neuroscience1
Medical School
MPP 3202Elements of Physiology5
MPP 4204Medical Pharmacology4
Psychological Sciences
PSYCH 2017World of Neuroscience1
PSYCH 2110Learning, Memory, and Cognition3
PSYCH 2210Mind, Brain, and Behavior3
PSYCH 2220Drugs and Behavior3
PSYCH 3140Cognitive Psychology3
PSYCH 3150Human Memory3
PSYCH 3160Perception and Thought3
PSYCH 4110Perception3
PSYCH 4210Physiological Psychology3
PSYCH 4240Cognitive Neuroscience3
PSYCH 4973WHuman Cognition Capstone - Writing Intensive3
PSYCH 4974WPsychology of Art Capstone - Writing Intensive3
PSYCH 4990WPain and the Brain Capstone - Writing Intensive3