Neuroscience challenges us to understand the complex interaction between biology, behavior, and society. This minor recognizes a student's appreciation and understanding of physiological and psychological concepts relative to understanding the human condition. An interdisciplinary committee oversees this minor.
- The student must be a degree candidate at Saint Anselm College.
- The student must formally register for the minor with the chair of the minor committee no later than the first semester of the junior year.
- A minimum of a C+ (2.33) cumulative grade point average in the major (based on a minimum of 3 courses) at the time of formal registration for the minor.
- The student must complete five courses with a minimum grade of C (2.00) in each individual course presented for the minor. The student must have a minimum grade point average of C+ (2.33) in all courses presented for the minor.
- The student is required to take Physiological Psychology (PY305).
- The student is required to select from one of the following Psychology courses: Psychology of Addiction and Dependency (PY205) OR Health Psychology (PY206) OR Cognitive Psychology (PY304) OR Abnormal Psychology (PY307) OR Psychology of Learning and Motivation (PY313).
- The student is required to take Pharmacology (BI346).
- The student is required to select from one of the following Biology courses: Developmental Biology (BI324), Genetics (BI327) OR Cell Biology (BI333) OR Animal Physiology (BI334) OR Animal Behavior (BI335) OR Invertebrate Zoology (BI338).
- The student is required to take Modern Philosophy (PH231) or Philosophy of Mind (PH324) or Philosophy of Science (PH331).
- The student must successfully complete a comprehensive written exam.