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Requirements: Major in Behavioural Neuroscience (B.Sc. only)

A program is offered in the Psychology Department to provide an education in Behavioural Neuroscience. Students wishing to enroll in the program are advised to consult with the Head of the Department at the earliest opportunity. Students who intend to pursue graduate studies should take courses leading to the Honours degree.

The program for a Major in Behavioural Neuroscience shall include:

  1. a. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2520, 2570, 2910, 2911, 3250, 3800, 3801, 4870
    b. One of Psychology 4810, 4850 or 4851
    c. One of the following courses: Psychology 3050, 3100, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650, 3750.

     

  2. a. Mathematics 1000 (or equivalent) and 1001
    b. Chemistry 1010 and 1011 (or 1050 and 1051), and 2440 (or 2400/2401)
    c. Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1051).
    d. Biology 1001, 1002
    e. English 1080 and one of 1101, 1102, 1103, or 1110, or equivalents

     

  3. a. Eighteen credit hours from the following courses chosen from at least three different sciences:
    b. Biochemistry: Any 2000-, 3000-, or 4000-level course except 2000, 2010, 2011, 3402, 4302, or 4400.
    c. Biology: 2060, 2210, 2250, 2900, 3050, 3160, 3202, 3401, 3500, 3530, 3540, 4200, 4241, 4245, 4402
    d. Chemistry: 2210, 2300 or any 3000 or 4000 level course
    e. Computer Science: Any 2000, 3000, or 4000 level course except service courses
    f. Mathematics: 2000, 2001, 2050, 2051 or any 3000 or 4000 level pure or applied mathematics course
    g. Physics: Any 2000, 3000, or 4000 level course except 2000, 2050, 2151, 3150, 3151
Note: The courses listed under Clause 3 may have prerequisites. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that all prerequisites have been met, or that waivers have been obtained, before registering for these courses.

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