Major Code: NEUROBB
BS degree awarded
60 hours to complete
18 courses required
For the Declaration of Major Form, contact the department:

Admissions / Prerequisites

Pre-Requisites: All majors are required to take the following prerequisite courses:  One semester of Calculus (Math 111/112/116); QTM100; Biology 141 w/lab and Biology 142 w/lab; two semesters of Chemistry w/lab; Students are encouraged to complete these courses by the end of their sophomore year.


The major requires a minimum of twelve courses in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology.  A sequence of four core courses includes NBB 201, NBB 301, NBB302, and NBB 401W.  In addition to the core courses, a minimum of eight NBB electives are required.  Students with particular interests, e.g. premedical, graduate school, may be advised to take additional courses chosen by the student and advisor to fit the student’s plan