Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate 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), and 4 elective courses (12 - 16 hours), for a total of 21 - 25 hours for the minor.