2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Oct 03, 2022  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Major in Biology/Psychology

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Jointly offered by the Biology and Psychology Departments, this interdisciplinary major provides students with an opportunity to explore the underpinnings of the life sciences and human behavior. This curriculum provides excellent preparation for careers in medicine and other health-related fields, as well as careers in science and psychology-related areas. It is also an excellent foundation for graduate studies in the life sciences (e.g., neurobiology, physiology, microbiology), the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience, and various programs in psychology (e.g., clinical, neuropsychology, health). Students should declare this major by the end of their freshman year.

Two Additional Biology Electives

Two additional biology electives (not restricted to the list above), with one at the 200-level or higher and the other at the 300-level or higher.

Two Psychology Electives

Two psychology electives at the 200-level or higher. Students who do not take BL 403  or BL 405  must take PY 331  or PY 332  as one of the psychology electives. BL 403  and BL 405  are closed to students who take PY 331  or PY 332 .

Two Additional Courses

Two additional courses (100-level or higher) from CH, CS, MA/ST, or PH. These courses must be those typically taken by biology majors.

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