Coursework

Courses Fulfilling Area Requirements

* = Required Course
(3) = Credit Hours for the Course

Core in Addiction Neuroscience (12 credit hours required)

*PSY 615 – Behavioral Neuroscience (3)
*PSY I545 – Psychopharmacology (3)
*PSY 590 – Drugs of Abuse (3)
PSY I544 – Psychobiol. of Motivation & Reward (3)
PSY 590 – Behavior Genetics & Animal Models (3)

Core in Neurobiology (6 credit hours required)

*ANAT D527 – Neuroanatomy (3)
BIOL 571 – Developmental Neurobiology (3)
ANAT D526 – Methods in Cell and Neurobiology (4)
BIOC B835 – Neurochemistry (3)
PHAR F809 – Neuropharmacology (3)
ANAT D876 – Neurotransmitter/Neuroendocrine Cytology & Anatomy (3)
ANAT D888 – Developmental & Molecular Neurobiology (3)
BIOC B500 – (3)
ORCHEM 533 – Biochemistry (3)

Core in Psychology

Quantitative Methods (6 credit hours required) 
("A" core requirements)

*PSY 600 – Statistical Inference (3)
*PSY 601 – Correlation & Exper. Design (3)

Learning, Memory, & Cognition (6 credit hours required) 
("B" core requirements)

PSY 518 – Memory & Cognition (3)
PSY 622 – Animal Learning (3)
PSY 624 – Human Learning & Memory (3)
PSY 628 – Perceptual Processes (3)
PSY 655 – Cognitive Development (3)
PSY I675 – Human Neuropsychology (3)

Clinical, Social, Developmental, and I/O (6 credit hours required)
("C" core requirements)

PSY 570 – Industrial Psychology (3)
PSY 572 – Organizational Psychology (3)
PSY I591 – Psychopathology (3)
PSY 640 – Survey of Social Psychology (3)
PSY 655 – Cognitive Development (3)
PSY I670 – Ethical Issues in Psychology (3)
PSY I675 – Human Neuropsychology (3)

Seminars & Professional Training (8, 1-hr seminar credit hours of 590 required)

*590 – Seminar in Psychobiology (1 cr. per sem.)
N801 – Seminar-Topics in Medical Neuroscience (1)
N802 – Tech. of Effective Grant Writing (3)
G504 – Introduction to Research Ethics (2)
G556 – Humane Animal Experimentation (1)
*I595 – Seminar in Teaching Psychology (0-3)

Every student is expected to serve in some teaching capacity for at least two semesters, either as a teaching assistant or as an instructor for an undergraduate psychology course.