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Cognitive Neuroscience, Minor

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Requirements

The Minor in Cognitive Neuroscience is for students who desire a career in the cognitive orneuroscience areas within psychology, including becoming a human factors consultant, a clinicalneuropsychologist, a neuroscience research technician, or director of memory care for individualswith dementia. The curriculum will expose students to understand the biology and chemistry thatunderlie nervous system functioning and human behavior as well as the relationship between thesebiological bases and cognition.

Total Program Credits: 19

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Core Requirements: 20 Credits 
  PSY 1010 General Psychology SS 3
  PSY 2710 Introduction to Brain and Behavior SS 3
  PSY 3420 Cognitive Psychology WE 3
Choose one 4
  PSY 3450 Behavioral Neuroscience  
  PSY 3490 Sensation and Perception WE  
Electives: 6 Credits 
  PSY 3450 Behavioral Neuroscience (if not already taken as a requirement above)  
  PSY 3490 Sensation and Perception (if not already taken as a requirement above)  
  PSY 3425 Cognitive Psychology Lab  
  PSY 3430 Psychopharmacology WE  
  PSY 3480 Principles of Learning  

Graduation Requirements:

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 1010 General Psychology SS 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 2710 Introduction to Brain and Behavior SS 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 3420 Cognitive Psychology WE 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Lab Requirement (one of the following) 4
PSY 3450 or PSY 3490 Behavioral Neuroscience or Sensation and Perception WE  
  Semester Total: 4
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
Cognitive Neuroscience Elective (choose one not already taken) 3

PSY 3430

Psychopharmacology WE  
PSY 3480 Principles of Learning  
PSY 3450 Behavioral Neuroscience  
PSY 3490 Sensation and Perception  
  Semester total: 3
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
Cognitive Neuroscience Elective (choose one not already taken) 3
PSY 3460 Psychopharmacology  
PSY 3480 Principles of Learning  
PSY 3450 Behavioral Neuroscience  
PSY 3490 Sensation and Perception  
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 19

Department

Behavioral Science

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