CO-REQUISITES for Neuroscience Major (2013 to 2015)

Biology

B.S. Degree (1 course required or AP equivalent) A.B. Degree (1 course required)
  • BIOLOGY 201L Gateway to Biology: Molecular Biology
  • BIOLOGY 202L Gateway to Biology: Genetics & Evolution
  • BIOLOGY 20 earned by a score of 4 on the College AP test in Biology.
  • BIOLOGY 21 earned by a score of 5 on the College AP test in Biology.
  • BIOLOGY 201L Gateway to Biology: Molecular Biology
  • BIOLOGY 202L Gateway to Biology: Genetics & Evolution
  • BIOLOGY 20 (earned by a score of 4 or 5 on the College AP test in Biology)

 

Chemistry

B.S. Degree (General & organic chemistry required unless computer science is substituted for organic chemistry ) A.B. Degree (1 course required)

1st semester general chemistry requirement may be satisfied by 1 of the following:

  • CHEM 20 General Chemistry Credit
  • CHEM 101DL Core Concepts in Chemistry
  • CHEM 110DL Honors Chemistry: Core Concepts in Context
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test in Chemistry

 

2nd semester organic chemistry requirement may be satisfied by one of the following:

  • CHEM 21 General Chemistry Credit
  • CHEM 201DL Organic Chemistry
  • A score of 5 on the College Board AP test in Chemistry
  • CHEM 20 General Chemistry Credit
  • CHEM 101DL Core Concepts in Chemistry
  • CHEM 110DL Honors Chemistry: Core Concepts in Context
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test

 

Computer Science

B.S. Degree (may substitute 1 course for organic chemistry) A.B. Degree (1 course required)
  • COMPSCI 101L Introduction to Computer Science
  • NEUROSCI 103L Computing and the Brain
  • NEUROSCI 104L/COMPSCI 102L Interdisciplinary Introduction to Computer Science
  • NEUROSCI 104L/COMPSCI 102L Interdisciplinary Introduction to Computer Science
  • ENGINEERING 103L Computational Methods in Engineering
  • NEUROSCI 503 Computational Neuroengineering
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test in Computer Science A or Computer Science Principles
  • COMPSCI 101L Introduction to Computer Science
  • COMPSCI 290-01/NEUROSCI 290-01 Special Topics in Neuroscience: Computing and the Brain
  • ENGINEERING 103L Computational Methods in Engineering
  • NEUROSCI 503 Computational Neuroengineering
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test in Computer Science A or Computer Science Principles

 

Mathematics

B.S. Degree (2-course sequence required or AP equivalent) A.B. Degree (1 term required or AP equivalent)

1st semester calculus requirement may be satisfied by one of the following:

  • MATH 21 Introductory Calculus 1
  • MATH 111L Laboratory Calculus 1
  • MATH 121 Introductory Calculus 1
  • MATH 105L Laboratory Calculus and Functions 1 and MATH 106L Laboratory Calculus and Functions 2
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test in Calculus AB or a 4 or better in Calculus BC

 

2nd semester calculus requirement may be satisfied by one of the following:

  • MATH 112L Laboratory Calculus 2
  • MATH 122 Introductory Calculus 2
  • MATH 122L Laboratory Calculus 2 w/Applications
  • A score of 5 on the College Board AP test in Calculus BC

OR

  • 2 semesters of calculus higher than MATH 122 will satisfy requirement
  • MATH 111L Laboratory Calculus 1
  • MATH 121 Introductory Calculus 1
  • MATH 105L Laboratory Calculus and Functions 1 and MATH 106L Laboratory Calculus and Functions 2
  • A score of 4 or 5 on the College Board AP test in Calculus AB or a 4 or better in Calculus BC

 

Physics

B.S. Degree (2-course sequence of algebra- or calculus- based physics is required, which may be satisfied by one of the following 3 sequences) A.B. Degree (2-course sequence of algebra- or calculus- based physics is required, which may be satisfied by one of the following 3 sequences)
  • PHYSICS 141L General Physics 1
  • PHYSICS 142L General Physics 2

OR

  • PHYSICS 151L Introductory Mechanics
  • PHYSICS 152L Introductory Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

OR

  • PHYSICS 161L Fundamentals of Physics 1
  • PHYSICS 162L Fundamentals of Physics 2 

OR

  • College board verification of a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Physics B exam for Mechanics and for Electricity and Magnetism, or AP Physics 1 and 2 exams

OR

  • PHYSICS 25/26 indicating a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Physics C exam for Mechanics and for Electricity and Magnetism
  • PHYSICS 141L General Physics 1
  • PHYSICS 142L General Physics 2

OR

  • PHYSICS 151L Introductory Mechanics
  • PHYSICS 152L Introductory Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

OR

  • PHYSICS 161L Fundamentals of Physics 1
  • PHYSICS 162L Fundamentals of Physics 2 

OR

  • College board verification of a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Physics B exam for Mechanics and for Electricity and Magnetism, or AP Physics 1 and 2 exams

OR

  • PHYSICS 25/26 indicating a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Physics C exam for Mechanics and for Electricity and Magnetism