Neuroscience Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Neuroscience courses offered at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Minor in Neuroscience

Because of the number of prerequisites for the required courses, this minor is primarily intended for biology and psychology majors and minors. The neuroscience minor will require a total of 20 credits from:

  • Coursework Students will be required to take at least three of the four core courses (BIOL 220, BIOL 210, PSYC 311, PSYC 321) for the neuroscience minor and an additional one to two courses from the neuroscience minor electives. The core courses may not be double counted as electives. In addition, elective courses taken for the neuroscience minor may not count toward the student's major.

  • Capstone Experiences A significant neuroscience internship or research experience is required for this minor during a student's junior year. Students may take NEUR 492: Neuroscience Research OR NEUR 493: Internship (0-5 credits) to fulfill this requirement. In addition, students' other significant professional experience deemed sufficient by the Neuroscience Committee may also fulfill this requirement. During the senior year, students are required to take NEUR 495: Capstone Seminar.

Core courses:

  • BIOL 210: Molecular Neurobiology
  • BIOL 220: Neurobiology
  • PSYC 311: Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PSYC 321: Learning, Memory and Cognition

Elective courses:

  • BIOL 210: Molecular Neurobiology
  • BIOL 220: Neurobiology
  • BIOL 221: Pharmacology
  • BIOL 325: Human A&P I
  • BIOL 324: Animal Physiology
  • CHEM 271: Principles of Biochemistry
  • COMP 350: Artificial Intelligence
  • DATA 327: Statistical Modeling OR DATA 337: Statistical Design OR MATH 261: Linear Algebra
  • PHIL 203: Mysteries of Self and Soul
  • PSYC 202: Experimental Design
  • PSYC 211: Sensation and Perception
  • PSYC 311: Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PSYC 321: Learning, Memory and Cognition

Capstone Experiences:

  • NEUR 492 - Neuroscience Research
  • NEUR 493 - Internship
  • NEUR 495 - Capstone Seminar

Core courses taken from the required courses list may NOT double count as electives.

Elective courses taken for the neuroscience minor may NOT count towards the student's major.

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