Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum

E-mail: psych-advising@illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Minimum required concentration and supporting course work equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses. Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in Psychology must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation is 120.

Students must also complete the Campus General Education requirements  including the campus general education language requirement.

Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Psych Introduction
Statistics:3-5
Intro to Statistics (or equivalent)
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Images of Mind
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Social Psych
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Concentration core course:3
Behavioral Neuroscience
Concentration research methods course:4
Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Select 4 elective courses from the following:12
Intro to Psych of Hearing
Stress, Trauma and Resilience
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology 1
Psychopharmacology
Brain, Learning, and Memory
Neuroscience of Eating & Drinking
Genes and Behavior
Evolutionary Neuroscience
Adv Current Topics in Psych 1
Total Hours35
1

 PSYC 396 & 496 seminars taught by faculty members in the Behavioral Neuroscience program area.