Keck Neuroscience Program

W.M. Keck Science Department

Thomas Borowski, PhD, Program Director

Keck Neuroscience Program

W.M. Keck Science Department

Thomas Borowski, PhD, Program Director

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Keck Neuroscience
Major Requirements

Students majoring in Neuroscience complete a common core program, a sequence of four electives determined in consultation with an adviser in Neuroscience, and a one- or two-semester thesis on a topic related to the four-course sequence.

Students interested in the Keck Neuroscience Major should:

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Neuroscience Sequence Declaration

Please complete and submit the
Neuroscience Sequence Declaration form:

Neuroscience Sequences

Neuroscience sequences are coherent groups of four elective courses to help students specialize in a core area of neuroscience. Sequences include, but are not limited to, the following topics. Please click on the link for detailed descriptions of each sequence.

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Current Course Offerings

This course listing is updated for the current semester.

Fall 2022 Course Listing

Senior Thesis (1 or 2 courses)

Neuroscience majors complete a two-semester or one-semester senior thesis on a topic related to the student’s elective course specialization.

*Students who choose the one-semester thesis option are required to take 5 course electives for the elective course specialization.

Fall 2021 Semester Events

Spring 2022 Semester Events

Neuroscience Courses

A. Common Core (7 Courses)

*NEUR 095 is a prerequisite for NEUR 148L KS and NEUR 149 KS

B. Common Core Electives (3 courses): Choose any three courses (0.5 credit labs do not count)

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C. Elective course specialization (4-5 courses depending on thesis)

A coherent grouping of four elective courses to be determined in consultation with an advisor in Neuroscience. Areas in which a student may elect to specialize include, but are not limited to:

Students studying abroad are allowed to use a maximum of two courses towards their elective course specialization. Abroad courses used for the major must be approved by the Neuroscience coordinator.