Coordinator, William M. Struthers
Neuroscience is the study of the brain and the nervous system structure and function. The Neuroscience certificate is housed in the Psychology Department and is designed to introduce students to this field through interdisciplinary coursework and research. This program has a set of core courses and has a research emphasis. It also offers a variety of courses from several departments to complete the certificate hour requirements according to the student's own interests. The certificate provides a strong undergraduate foundation for graduate training in neuroscience or psychobiology, as well as clinical psychology, psychiatry, pharmacology, or psychiatric-mental health nursing.
Requirements for the Neuroscience Certificate are 24 credit hours:
|Foundations of Neuroscience|
|Neuroscience Collaborative Research|
|Select 16 credits of the following: 1||16|
|Integrative Human Physiology|
|Anatomy & Physiology I|
|Cell and Developmental Biology|
|Sensation & Perception|
|Intro to Psychopharmacology|
|Nature Of Persons|
|Advanced Study in Christian Education (Spiritual Formation of the Brain)|
Select 16 credits from the list of courses in at least 2 disciplines (and at least 8 credits from departments outside the student's major).