Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field exploring the complex interactions among biology, chemistry, behavior, and society. Students Majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience cannot also minor in Neuroscience

Minor requirements include:

  • The student must be a degree candidate at Saint Anselm College.
  • The student must formally register for the interdisciplinary minor with the director of the minor no later than the first semester of the junior year.
  • The student must have a minimum grade point average of C (2.0) in all courses presented for the minor.
  • The student is required to take Behavioral Neuroscience PY 105  .
  • The student is required to take Pharmacology (BI 346 )
  • The student is required to take three additional courses from among the following options, with at least one course in Psychology and one course in Biology.
    • Psychology courses: Psychology of Addiction and Dependency (PY 205 ), Health Psychology ( PY 206 ), Cognitive Psychology ( PY 304 ), Abnormal Psychology ( PY 307 ), Neuropsychological Assessment ( PY 311 ),  Psychology of Learning and Motivation ( PY 313 ), Sensation and Perception ( PY 316 ) Clinical Neuroscience ( PY 321 ), Behavioral Pharmacology ( PY 322 ), Neuroethology ( PY 324 ), and Brain, Aging, and Dementia ( PY 325 ).
    • Biology courses: Genetics (BI 327 ), Cell Biology ( BI 333 ), Animal Physiology ( BI 334 ), Animal Behavior ( BI 335 ), Invertebrate Zoology BI 338 ).
    • Philosophy courses: Modern Philosophy (PH 213 ), Philosophy of Mind ( PH 324 ), Philosophy of Science ( PH 331 ).