Dual B.S./M.S. degree in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Example Schedule

Year 1

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHMY 141N: College Chemistry I (5 cr.)
  • M162: Applied Calculus (4 cr.)
  • PSXX 100S: Intro to Psych (3 cr.)
  • WRIT 101: College Writing I or Gen Ed: (A, L, H, E, X, or Y) (3 cr.)

Must apply to BS/MS Program with mentor and project identified.

Spring (15 credits)

  • CHMY 143 5 College Chemistry II
  • STAT 216: Intro to Statistics (4 cr.) or PSYX 222: Psychological Statistics (3 cr.)
  • BIOB 160/160N: Princ. Of Living Sys. + Lab (4 cr.) or BCH 110/111: Intro. Bio. of Biochem. + Lab (4 cr.)
  • WRIT 101: College Writing I (3 cr.) or Gen Ed (A, L, H, E, X, or Y) (3 cr.)

 

Year 2

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHMY 221:  Org Chem I (3 cr.)
  • CHMY 222: Org Chem Lab (2 cr.)
  • BIOB 260:  Cellular & Molecular Biol. (4 cr.)
  • PSXY 250N: Fund. Biol. Psychology (3 cr.)
  • Gen Ed (A, L, H, E, X, or Y) (3 cr.)

Spring (15+ credits)

  • CHMY 223: Org Chem II (3 cr.)
  • BIOB 272: Genetics & Evolution (4 cr.)
  • BIOH 280: Fund. of Neuroscience (3 cr.)
  • BIOB 406:  Behavior & Evolution (3 cr.) or,
    • DANC 345: Dance & Disabilities (1. R4)
    • ECNS 451: Behav/Expt Economics (3 cr.)
    • HTH 430: Hlth & Mind, Body Spirit (3 cr.)
    • LIT 491: Poetry, Cognition & Brain (3 cr.)
    • LSH 389E: Placebo: Power of Words (3 cr.)
    • PSYX 233: Fund. Psych. Of Aging (3 cr.)
  • BMED 390, BIOB 390, or BCH 390: Independent Research (≥ 2 cr.)

Year 3

Fall (17+ credits)

  • PHSX 205N/206N: College Physics I & Lab (5 cr.)
  • BIOH 458W: Neuroscience Tech. Lab (4 cr.)
  • Gen Ed: A, L, H, E, X, or Y (3 cr.)
  • CSD 411: Neuroanatomy of Comm. (3 cr.) or,
    • BIOL 435: Dis. (3 cr.)
    • BIOB 301: Comp. Anim. Physiol (3 cr.)
    • BIOH 365: Developmental Biol. (3 cr.)
  • BMED 390, BIOB 390, or BCH 390: Indepent Research (≥ 2 cr.)

Accepted into BS/MS program with mentor and project indentified.

Spring (16+ credits)

  • BIOH 380W: Cell & Molec Neuroscience (3 cr.)
  • PHSX 207N/208N: College Physics II & Lab (5 cr.)
  • Gen Ed: A, L, H, E, X, or Y (3 cr.)
  • KIN 330: Motor Control & Learning (3 cr.) or
    • PSYX 356: Human Neuropsychology (3 cr.)
    • BIOB 468: Endocrinology (3 cr.)
    • BIOB 375: General Genetics (3 cr.)
  • BMED 390, BIOB 390, or BCH 390: Independent Research (≥ 2 cr.)

Required to maintain a research track record with a neuroscience program mentor.

Summer

Summer Research. Expected with financial support from mentor.

Year 4

Fall (16+ credits)

  • BCH 480: Adv. Biochemistry I (3 cr.)
  • BIOH 441: CNS Diseases (3 cr.)
  • BMED 490, BIOB 490, or BCH 490: Independent Research (≥ 2 cr.)
  • BMED 661: Neuroscience 1 (4 cr.)
  • BMED 609: Biomed Stats or PSYX 520: Adv Psych Stat I (3 cr.)
  • BMED 594: BMED Seminar and/or BMED 667: CSFN Group Seminar

Spring (14+ credits)

  • BCH 480: Adv Biochemistry II (3 cr.)
  • BIOB 425: Adv Cell & Molec. Biol (3 cr.)
  • BMED 490, BIOB 490, or BCH 490: Independent Research (≥ 3 cr.)
  • BMED 662: Neuroscience II (4 cr.)
  • BMED 594: BMED Seminar (1 cr.) and/or
    • BMED 667-04: CSFN Group Seminar (1 cr.)
    • BMED 605: Research Ethics (1 cr.)

    BS in Neuroscience awarded.

Summer

Research (0 cr.) Expected financial with support from mentor.

Year 5

Fall (9+ credits)

  • BMED 610: Neuropharmacology (3 cr.) and/or
    • BMED 646: Neurotoxicology (3 cr.)
    • BMED 667-03: CNS Diseases (3 cr.)
  • BMED 594: BMED Seminar (1 cr.) or
    • BMED 667-04: CSFN Group Seminar (1 cr.)
    • BMED 605: Research Ethics (1 cr.)
  • BMED 597: Research (5 cr.)

Spring (9+ credits)

  • BMED 594: BMED Seminar (1 cr.) or
    • BMED 667-04: CSFN Group Seminar (1 cr.)
    • BMED 605: Research Ethics (1 cr.)
  • BMED 610: Neuropharmacology (3 cr.) or
    • BMED 646: Neurotoxicology (3 cr.)
    • BMED 667-03: CNS Diseases (3 cr.)
  • BMED 599: Thesis (5 cr.)