HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN NEUROSCIENCE
May be completed only within a BSc (Honors) degree offered by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
This module is intended for students who wish to pursue postgraduate training in Neuroscience or related disciplines and want to include research-intensive preparation in their undergraduate program. Enrolment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that students wishing to enter in this module will be offered enrollment.
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have a minimum average of 75% in the following 4.0 principal courses, with no mark below 60% in any of these (full or half) courses:
1.0 course from: Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B.
1.0 course: Psychology 1000.
1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B or the former Chemistry 1100A/B and the former Chemistry 1200B.
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.
1.0 course in physics must be completed prior to Year 3. Whether taken in first or second year, a minimum mark of 60% must be achieved in each of two courses in physics, as follows:
0.5 course from: Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B.
0.5 course from: Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1502A/B.
Students who are enroled in the Honors Specialization in Neuroscience must complete a minimum of 3.5 modular courses in Year 2 and a minimum of 3.0 modular courses in Year 3, maintain a minimum cumulative modular average of 75%, achieve a mark of at least 75% in both Neuroscience 2000 and 3000F/G, and achieve a mark of at least 60% in all other modular courses.
0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A.
0.5 course: Biology 2382A/B.
1.0 course: Neuroscience 2000.
1.0 course: Psychology 2800E.
1.0 course from: Psychology 2810 or the combination of Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B and Computer Science 2120A/B.
0.5 course: Psychology 3224A/B.
0.5 course: Neuroscience 3000F/G.
1.0 course: Pharmacology 3620.
0.5 course: Physiology 3140A.
1.0 course from: Psychology 3138F/G, Psychology 3139A/B, Psychology 3185F/G, Psychology 3209F/G, Psychology 3221F/G, Psychology 3225A/B, Psychology 3226A/B, Psychology 3228A/B, Psychology 3230F/G, Psychology 3285F/G, Psychology 3312F/G, Psychology 3316F/G, Psychology 3440F/G, Psychology 3441F/G, Psychology 3442F/G, Psychology 3443F/G, Psychology 3444F/G, Psychology 3485F/G.
0.5 course from: Anatomy and Cell Biology 4451F/G, Anatomy and Cell Biology 4452A/B, Pharmacology 4370A/B, Pharmacology 4380A/B.
0.5 course from: Physiology 4630A/B, Physiology 4650A/B, Physiology 4680A/B, Physiology 4710A/B.
0.5 course from: Psychology 4190F/G, Psychology 4195F/G, Psychology 4222F/G, Psychology 4223F/G, Psychology 4224A/B, Psychology 4290F/G, Psychology 4295F/G.
1.5 courses: Neuroscience 4000E (Research Project = 1.5 courses).
Note: Physiology 3120 is strongly recommended to be taken concurrently with Pharmacology 3620.