The courses included in this minor emphasize the behavioral consequences of both normal and abnormal neuronal and physiological processes. These in-depth courses will broaden the students' knowledge in understanding brain and behavior, specifically, but not exclusively, the cognitive aspects.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.80. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

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Minor Requirements 

Total credits: 21

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Required Courses

PSYC 304Principles of Learning4
PSYC 373Biopsychology Laboratory2
PSYC 375Brain and Sensory Processes3
PSYC 376Brain and Behavior3
Total Credits12


Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following: 19
Cellular Neuroscience
Developmental and Systems Neuroscience
Sensation, Perception, and Information Processing
Independent Study in Psychology 2
Special Topics 3
Biological Bases of Alzheimer's Disease
Current Topics in Brain and Behavior 4
Other course as approved by the undergraduate associate chair
Total Credits9