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.