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PSYC 370 Behavioral Neuroscience

PSYC 370.  Behavioral Neuroscience.  3 Credits.   N   

A survey of topics related to the biological processes underlying behavior in humans and in animals, including the physiology of neuronal and synaptic, transmission, neurochemistry, and neuropharmacology. Selected topics within the area of behavioral neuroscience are also covered, such as motivation, appetite, reward, homeostasis, biological rhythms, addiction, aggression, stress, emotion, and sleep. Prerequisite: An introductory course in Psychology; an introductory course in Biology; and PSYC 200 or PSYC 201 and PSYC 210 or PSYC 211.

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience

Behavioral Neuroscience is a new major in Psychology at the University of Kansas.  The concentration in behavioral neuroscience is designed for students with a focused interest in the biological bases of behavior and thought. The concentration is well suited for students who are contemplating professional or mainly research careers in medicine, pharmacology, veterinarian medicine, animal science, neurology, neurobiology, and neuroscience.  It is also suitable as a degree for those headed into other health-related fields or graduate school in other areas of psychology. As a behavioral neuroscience major, you will take courses in many different departments because, as you explore the neural basis of behavior and prepare to enter the neuroscience research field, you will need to acquire knowledge in the realms of chemistry, biology, psychology, statistics, and even computer science.

BGS in Psychology

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Psychology. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website . 

Minor in Psychology

A Minor in Psychology will add a strong emphasis to any degree plan at the University of Kansas. Our courses offer real world and practical applications to enhance your major(s) of choice and demonstrate to graduate programs and employers that you bring a unique understanding of statistical and research methodology, critical analysis, and the complexities of human nature.

Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology

...Mammalian Physiology Laboratory PSYC 370 Behavioral Neuroscience PSYC 375 Cognitive Neuroscience PSYC 380 Clinical Neuroscience...

BA in Psychology

...PSYC 350 / PSYC 351 , PSYC 360 / PSYC 361 , one of the following: PSYC 370 , PSYC...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

..._____ PSYC 210 Statistics in Psychological Research PSYC...of: _____ 3 HA 370 American Art 3...

Minor in Leadership Studies

...PSYC 465 Stereotyping and Prejudice Across Cultures PSYC...Issues in Sports PHIL 370 Moral Issues in...