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2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Neuroscience Minor

The interdisciplinary neuroscience minor involves the study of brain theory and research, psychological theory and research, philosophy of mind and consciousness, and mathematical modeling of brain and cognitive processes to understand the role that the brain plays in mental and behavioral phenomena.

The interdisciplinary neuroscience minor is composed of courses in biological sciences, communication disorders & sciences, mathematics and computer sciences, psychology, and philosophy. Courses may be double counted for the respective major and the minor. Existing prerequisites for courses must be satisfied.


The minor includes 3 required courses (9 hours), another course from the first group of electives (2-3 hours), and 9 hours from the last group of electives, for a total of 20-21 hours for the minor.

One course from the following group of electives (2-3 Hours)

Nine hours from the following group of electives; No more than 2 courses from one discipline

  • BIO 5406 - Endocrinology. Credits: 4
  • CDS 5400 - Special Topics. Credits: 2
    (Allowed when title is Executive Functions)