Minor in Neuroscience
The interdisciplinary field of neuroscience is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing areas within the sciences. It draws heavily from traditional natural science and social science areas. In addition, the field encompasses many diverse topics that typically are discussed in philosophy, economics, art, politics, music, anthropology, and computer science.
In order to pursue a minor in neuroscience, students must obtain permission from the Neuroscience Minor Director.
20 units, at least 16 must be taken in residence at USF
In order to pursue a minor in neuroscience, students must obtain permission from the Neuroscience Minor Director, Benjamin Levy.
Required (16 units)
- BIOL 105 General Biology I
- PSYC 270 Biological Psychology
Non-Biology majors only
- BIOL 115 Survey of Human Physiology
BIOL 116 Laboratory in Survey of Human Physiology
- KIN 340 Neuroscience
Biology majors only
- BIOL 320 Human Physiology
BIOL 321 Laboratory in Human Physiology
BIOL 340 Animal Toxicology
BIOL 333 Endocrinology
BIOL 334 Laboratory in Endocrinology
- BIOL 368 Neurobiology
Electives (4 units)
- PHYS 380 Foundations of Computational Neuroscience
- PSYC 319 Cognitive Psychology
- PSYC 388 Advanced Research Methods (Lab) (Sensation and Perception only)
- PSYC 326 Learning and Memory
- PSYC 351 Neuropsychology
Students must obtain at least a "C" grade in each course applied toward the minor. At least 8 units for the minor must come from courses offered in departments outside the student's major.