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Neuroscience

Diversification Electives List

BS in Neuroscience (BNS) Major

Check the course schedules/descriptions available via the Registrar's Office for the official course descriptions and prerequisites. Some courses may not be offered every year. 400-level courses typically require permission of the instructor prior to enrollment.

Fall

  • BIO 202 Molecular Biology
  • BIO 204 Principles of Human Physiology
  • BIO 219 Genomics of Quantitative Traits
  • BIO 220 Advanced Cell Biology
  • BIO 222 Biology of Aging
  • BIO 225 Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Lab
  • BIO 226 Developmental Biology
  • BIO 257 Applied Genomics
  • BIO 260 Animal Behavior (cannot use both BIO 260 and NSC 244 to fulfill major requirements)
  • BIO 262W
  • BIO 263 Ecology
  • EES 220 Introduction to Geobiology
  • IND 408 Advanced Biochemistry
  • MBI 220 Introduction to Microbiology
  • MBI 221W Microbiology Laboratory
  • MBI 406 Biomanufacturing
  • MBI 414 Microbial Pathogenesis
  • MBI 473 Immunology

Spring

  • BIO 205 Evolution
  • BIO 206 Eukaryotic Genomes
  • BIO 210 Molecular Cell Biology
  • BIO 217 Principles of Human Anatomy (cannot receive credit for both BIO 217 and BME 258)
  • BIO 243 Eukaryotic Gene Regulation
  • BIO 253 Computational Biology
  • BIO 261W Genetic Research A
  • BIO 267 Human Evolutionary Genetics
  • BIO 268 Lab in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology
  • BIO 278 Biochemical Mechanisms of Cellular Processes
  • BCH 208 Biochemistry Laboratory
  • BCH 412 Advanced Topics In Biomacromolecules
  • EES 201 Evolution of the Earth
  • EES 207 Principles of Paleontology
  • IND 410 Molecular Biology and Genomics
  • MBI 404 Intro to Emerging Pathogens
  • MBI 421 Microbial Genetics & Physiology
  • MBI 456 General Virology
  • PHP 404 Principles of Pharmacology

The following courses may be considered diversification electives only for students in the Class of 2019 through 2022 who are completing the previous major requirements: BIO 208 (Intro to Programming for Biology), BIO 250 or 252 (Biochemistry, only if not used as a core course), and BIO 265 (Molecular Evolution, not offered after spring 2018). These students may use one but not both of BIO 261W and BIO 262W.

Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact your major advisor or the Undergraduate Coordinator for consultation on course selections and approval of other biological sciences courses not listed.