Jan 30, 2023  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Behavioral Neuroscience, B.S.

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120 Credit Hours

Although 12 additional hours of cognate courses are required, a minor is not required.

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Demonstrate understanding and applications of basic research methodology in the (bio)behavioral sciences, including research design, the analysis of data, and appropriate interpretation of results. 

2. Using contemporary statistical software, appropriately evaluate the quality of data, determine the best analytic approach, and provide an effective interpretation of the results, including effective use of hypothesis tests. 

3. Develop an appreciation for and an understanding of the regulatory mechanisms designed to assure the ethical conduct of research.

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

Behavioral Neuroscience majors must complete the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements as set out in the General Education Program.
•    PSY 2133 - General Psychology counts both toward the major and the General Education Social Science elective.
•    BIO 1103 - Biology I, counts both toward the major and the General Education Science elective. Behavioral Neuroscience majors are required to take BIO 1101 - Biology I Laboratory.
•    MAT 1853 - College Algebra counts both toward the major and the General Education Mathematics elective.

Required Biology Courses - 16 Credit Hours

Required Mathematics Courses – 6 Credit Hours


A minor is not required for this major.

General Electives* - 12 Credit Hours

12 additional credit hours are needed to meet the 120 total and 42 upper-level requirements.

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