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Undergraduate Program

Concentration: Biopsychology

An interdepartmental major for students particularly interested in neurobiology and animal behavior. Students may not double major in biopsychology and general psychology. Required courses: five in biology and five in psychology. These include the following:

Psychology

Biology

  • Biology 13 - Cells and Organisms
  • Biology 41 - General Genetics
  • Biology 130 - Animal Behavior

    Plus one course in animal physiology chosen from among:
  • Biology 75 - Comparative Vertebrate Physiology
  • Biology 110 - Endocrinology
  • Biology 117 - Physiology of Movement
  • Biology 115 - General Physiology I
  • Biology 116 - General Physiology II
  • Biology 134 - Neurobiology

    And an additional elective in biology (BIO 13 or higher course number)

Majors are encouraged to elect an advanced laboratory course in either department. Consult the department of either Biology or Psychology for details about this program.

You can also contact any of the Advising Faculty of Biopsychology in either of the two departments: