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Undergraduate Neuroscience Major



Neuroscience Minor


The Neuroscience minor is an intercollege minor offered by the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences offers minor programs; however, no student is required to take a minor. Minors are not degree-granting majors; they are sequences of supplemental courses designed to enhance work in certain areas. Any minor may be taken jointly with any departmental or interdepartmental major.

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences offers minor programs. Each minor consists of not fewer than 20 nor more than 28 units of organized upper-division courses. No more than 4 units of 190-199 courses may be used in fulfilling the upper-division unit requirement for a minor. No more than 8 units may be counted towards both the major and the minor. The department, program, or interdisciplinary committee offering the minor is responsible for student and administrative issues pertaining to the minor. Students must file a declaration of a minor by filing a petition with the College's Student Affairs Office at least two quarters before graduation and must be in good academic standing at the time of filing. A minor requires the signature of the department chair or chair of the faculty committee which supervises the minor and the signature of the Associate Dean.

  1. First tier (13-14 units)
    • CBNS 106
    • CBNS 120/PSYC 120
    • CBNS 120L/PSYC 120L or BIOL 176L
    • CBNS 124/PSYC 124
  2. Second Tier (6-7 units)
    • Select additional units from the list below so that the units from the First Tier combined with the units from the Second Tier equal at least 20.

      BIOL 111, BIOL 176, BIOL 177; BIOL 176L or CBNS 120L/PSYC 120L (whichever was not used under 1, above); CBNS 116, CBNS 121; CBNS 125/PSYC 125, CBNS 126/PSYC 126, CBNS 127/PSYC 127; PSYC 129

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Cell Biology and Neuroscience
1001 Batchelor Hall

Ph.D. Program in Neuroscience
Tel: (951) 827-4716
Toll Free (800) 735-0717
E-mail: neuro@mail.ucr.edu

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