Acceptable 5-College Courses

The following are *some* of the courses that could count toward the major.  If a student finds another course, she should consult with the Chair to see if the course could count toward her major.

Amherst College

  • PSYC-325:  Psychopharmacology
  • PSYC-356:  Neurophysiology of Motivation
  • PSYC-359:  Hormones and Behavior
  • BIOL-301:  Molecular Neurobiology
  • BIOL-351:  Neurophysiology (Can be counted as our Bio 333, but not an additional elective)
Smith College
  • BIO 300/301:  Neurophysiology + lab (Can be counted as our Bio 333, but not an additional elective)
  • BIO 310/311:  Cell & Molecular Bases of Learning and Memory + lab
  • BIO 363:  Animal Behavior Methods
  • NSC 314/315:  Neuroendocrinology + lab
  • NSC 318/319:  Systems Neurobiology + lab
  • NSC 316:  Neuroscience in the Public Eye:  Neurological Disorders
  • PSY 315:  Seminar in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • PSY 326:  Seminar in Biopsychology:  Behavioral Epigenetics
  • PSY 327:  Seminar in Mind and Brain:  Alzheimer’s Disease

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

  • PSYCH 335:  Behavioral Endocrinology
  • PSYCH 391:  BR Brain and Cognitive Development
  • PSYCH 391:  FN Neuroscience of Learning and Decision Making
  • PSYCH 391:  NU Neuroplasticity
  • PSYCH 430:  Lab in Neuroscience
  • BIOCHEM 420:  Elementary Biochemistry