Loyola University Chicago

Neuroscience

BS in Neuroscience


Basic Science and Math Foundations (applies to both tracks)

  • PSYC 101 (General Psychology)
  • BIOL 101 (General Biology I)
  • BIOL 111 (General Biology I Lab)
  • BIOL 102 (General Biology II)
  • BIOL 112 (General Biology II Lab)
  • CHEM 101 (General Chemistry A Lec/Dis)
  • CHEM 111 (General Chemistry Lab A)
  • CHEM 102 (General Chemistry B Lec/Dis)
  • CHEM 112 (General Chemistry Lab B)
  • BIOL 251 (Cell Biology)
  • BIOL 282 (Genetics)

  One of the following two classes:

  • BIOL 252 (Cell Biology Laboratory)
  • BIOL 283 (Genetics Laboratory)

  One of the following two classes:

  • MATH 131 (Applied Calculus I)
  • MATH 161 (Calculus I)

  One of the following three sets of classes:

  • PHYS 111 (College Physics I Lec/Dis) plus PHYS 111L (College Physics Lab I)
  • PHYS 111K (College Physics I Lec/Dis-Calculus Based) plus PHYS 111L (College Physics Lab I)
  • PHYS 125 (General Physics I Lecture/Discussion plus PHYS 125L (General Physics Laboratory I)

  One of the following three sets of classes:

  • PHYS 112 (College Physics II Lec/Dis) plus PHYS 112L (College Physics Lab II)
  • PHYS 112K (College Physics II Lec/Dis-Calculus Based) plus PHYS 112L (College Physics Lab II)
  • PHYS 126 (General Physics II Lec/Dis) plus PHYS 126L (General Physics Laboratory II) and PHYS 126F (Freshman Projects)

  One of the following two classes:

  • BIOL 335/STAT 335 (Introduction to Biostatistics)
  • PSYC 304 (Statistics)

Neuroscience Foundations Courses (3 courses, applies to both tracks)

Choose one of the following tracks of study:

1. Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience
2. Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience

 Track 1: Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience Specialty Areas Courses

Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience Lecture Electives (choose three of the following courses)

Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience Lab Electives (choose two of the following courses)

Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience Capstone

 Track 2: Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience Specialty Areas Courses

Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience Lecture Electives (choose three of the following courses)

Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience Lab Electives (choose two of the following courses)

Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience Capstone

 

Double-Dipping with Other Majors/Minors

Course requirements for either track of the Neuroscience Major or the Neuroscience Minor may be satisfied by courses than are also counting toward requirements for the following majors and minors:

Students may not double-major in both tracks of the Neuroscience Major or combine the Neuroscience Major with the Neuroscience Minor.  For all other majors/minors, the CAS Academic Council's double-dipping policy shall apply.