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Offered by the Department of Neuroscience , College of Arts and Sciences .
Formal admission to the major requires a grade point average of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and the approval of the program director.
For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .
Complete 4 credit hours from the following:
Complete 8 credit hours from the following:
/ PSYC-375 Cognitive Neuroscience with Laboratory (4)
Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other capstone coursework approved by program director:
Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours from NEUR-390 Independent Reading in Neuroscience (1-6) and NEUR-490 Independent Research in Neuroscience (3) may count towards major.
Note: Coursework from other departments (e.g. CHEM , CSC , STAT ) may be substituted with approval of program director.
Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other BIO coursework at or above 400-level approved by program director:
/NEUR-459 Molecular Neurobiology (3)
Complete 9 credit hours from the following if not taken to fulfill Capstone:
/ NEUR-460 Sexual Determination and Differentiation (3)
/ NEUR-475 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (3)
Complete 3 credit hours from the following, other PSYC coursework at or above 300-level approved by program director:
American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees for more information.