Curriculum

Neuroscience Graduate Program Course List 

FIRST YEAR

First Year Fall Semester Courses:
BIMS 6000 - Core Course in Integrative Biosciences Credits: 10
NESC 8010 - Seminar in Neuroscience Credits: 1-2
NESC 8080 - Neuroscience Graduate Student Seminar Series Credits: 1         

Total Fall Semester Credits                  12 topical credits

First Year Spring Semester Courses:
NESC 8000 Foundations of Neuroscience Credits: 6
NESC 8020 - Seminar in Neuroscience Credits: 1-2
NESC 8080 - Neuroscience Graduate Student Seminar Series Credits: 1
 
Concentration #1: Molecular, Cellular & Developmental
NESC 9010 Molecular Neuroscience Credits: 2
NESC 9012 Methods in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Neuroscience Credits: 2
 
Concentration #2: Synapses & Circuits
NESC 9020 Foundations of Cellular Neurophysiology Credits: 2
NESC 9022 Tools for Modern Neurobiology Credits: 2
 
Concentration #3: Neuroimmunology
MICR 8200 Building Blocks of the Immune System Credits: 2
MICR 8202 Integration and Diversification of the Immune System Credits: 2

Total Spring Semester Topical Credits      12 topical credits

TOTAL FIRST YEAR TOPICAL CREDITS: 24 credits

SECOND YEAR

Second Year Fall Semester Courses:
NESC 8010 - Seminar in Neuroscience Credits: 1-2
NESC 8080 - Neuroscience Graduate Student Seminar Series Credits: 1
NESC 9999 - Non-Topical Research Credits: 1 to 12
 
Concentration #3: Neuroimmunology
NESC 7010 Foundations of Neuroimmunology Credits: 2
 
Second Year Spring Semester Courses:
NESC 8020 - Seminar in Neuroscience Credits: 2
BIMS 7100 - Research Ethics Credits: 1
BIMS 8382-  Introduction to Biomedical Data Science Credits: 2
NESC 9999 - Non-Topical Research Credits: 1 to 12