Major Information

Minor in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuropsychology

Program Description

The minor in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuropsychology provides a systemic introduction to the neural basis of mental functioning and behavior, both normal and abnormal. It includes research from experimental work done with both humans and animals, as well as findings from clinical human populations. The goal of the minor is to provide a balanced, synthesized, and integrated view of what we know about the brain and its relation to cognition and behavior.

Declaring a Minor in Neuropsychology

Click here to declare a minor using the College of Arts and Sciences on-line application process. We will process your application, determine if all requirements are met, and assign an academic adviser. A minor in Psychology is not possible if the student is a Psychology Major.

Course Requirements for Neuropsychology Minor



(All three courses required)





PSY 201

Introductory Psychology


PSY 370

Applying Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology


PSY 437

Behavioral Neuroscience





(Nine Credits from the following two groups:)*


Physiological Aspects of Neuropsychology





PSY 361



PSY 436

Sensation and Perception


PSY 481

Drugs and Behavior





Cognitive and Association Aspects of Neuropsychology





PSY 441

Cognitive Neuroscience


PSY 431

Cognitive Psychology


PSY 434

Learning: Basic Processes





*At least one from each group