830:631, 632, 635, 636, 646 - Seminars in Behavioral Neuroscience offered in recent years include the following:
Neurobiological Implications of Animal Cognition
Structure & Interpretation of Scientific Inquiry
Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment
Limbic System Anatomy & Behavior
Neural Plasticity & Behavior
Emotion & Motivation
Neuroethological Approaches to Behavior
Critical Analysis of Research Design
Neuroendocrine Responses to Stress
3. Additional Courses (18 of the required 48 total course credits)
The remaining 18 course credits, chosen according to the student’s interests, comprise any combination of:
1. Advanced Studies in Psychology: (830: 503; 504; 3 credits each) Reading and individual study, involving written and oral reports. By arrangement on an individual basis with a faculty member.
2. Non-thesis Research Courses: (830: 501; 502; variable credit) Course credit for research not directly related to Master's or Doctoral Theses. or
3. Additional Electives or Seminars (see above).
4. Research in Psychology: (830: 701; 702; variable credit)
Research credit (usually after the first year) for research directly related to the Master's or Doctoral Theses
Research credits needed for Master's: 6 credits
Research credits needed for Doctorate: an additional 18 credits
Total number of Research Credits needed: 24
Curriculum Requirements for the Master's Degree
To obtain the Master of Science degree, a Behavioral Neuroscience student must have completed at least 6 research credits (830: 701; 702) and 24 course credits (including at least 15 course credits from CORE courses; no more than 6 non-thesis research credits may be counted toward the Master’s degree).