Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Psychology, Neuroscience Concentration, (BS)

The Neuroscience concentration in psychology focuses on the scientific study of the nervous system and its implications. This multidisciplinary science integrates the fields of psychology, physiology, anatomy, molecular biology, developmental biology, medicine, etc. with the intention of understanding the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions. Not only is normative functioning focused upon, but neurological, psychiatric, and neurodevelopmental disorders are addressed as well.

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits

General Education   41
Major  37
Concentration  39
Electives  3
Total Credits 120

The requirements for the psychology major (BS), neuroscience concentration are as follows: 

General Education Curriculum

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits. 

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits. 

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​