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1. Six CORE Courses (no choices)

(Three credits each = 18 of the required 48 total course credits)

830:521 Research Design & Analysis I

830:522 Research Design & Analysis II

830:543 Conditioning and Learning

830:567 Nervous System & Behavior I

830:568 Nervous System & Behavior II

830:One additional course or seminar in Learning/Neural Plasticity (cannot be Non-thesis Research and cannot also be used to fulfill requirement #2)

 2. Four Additional courses (Choose any combination of Electives and Seminars.)

 Electives use lecture/examination format. Seminars involve critical discussion of literature via student presentations and participation, rather than a lecture/examination format.


Chosen from the following, partial list. Additional courses not listed below may be deemed appropriate but should be approved by both your primary advisor and the Behavioral Neuroscience area coordinator.


830:556 Human and Animal Aggression

830:558 Psychopharmacology: Theory & Practice

830:579 Biopsychology of Behavioral Development

830:591 Functional Neuroanatomy

830:591 Psychoneuroimmunology

830:591 Behavioral Endocrinology

830:591 Hormones & Behavior


830:507 Developmental Research Methodology

830:514 Sensation & Perception

830:546 Memory and Attention

830:566 Assessment & Treatment of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism

830:580 History & Systems of Psychology


067:502 Physiology & Reproduction

115:501 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

148:503 Cellular & Molecular Endocrinology

215:546 Behavioral Genetics

709:552-553 Nutrition: A Biochemical & Physiological Basis

718:522 Pharmacology

761:501-502 Mammalian Physiology

761:544 Neuronal Development

761:546 Neuroendocrinology

761:555 Neurobiology 

Undergraduate Program

KD17 Samuels Psych Lab students

Graduate Program

Psychology Graduate Students

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