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These program requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major, minor and CLAS advisors to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Minor
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
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Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours, from approved courses.
Students must earn a minimum grade of C- (1.7) in all courses that apply to the minor and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Courses taken using P+/P/F or S/U grading cannot apply to minor requirements.
Students must complete a minimum of nine upper division (3000-level and above) credit hours, with CU Denver faculty.
Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations
Students must complete at least one course from both the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience categories.
Courses that count for the Behavioral Cognitive Neuroscience minor cannot count towards a Psychology major.
Courses that count for the Behavioral Cognitive Neuroscience minor cannot count toward the Psychology minor.
|Complete the following required courses:||6|
|Introduction to Psychology I|
|Biological Basis of Behavior|
|Complete a minimum of one of the following Cognitive Neuroscience required courses:||3|
|Human Development I: Child Psychology|
|Principles of Learning and Behavior|
|Complete a minimum of one of the following Behavioral Neuroscience required courses:||3|
|Introduction to Animal Behavior|
|Hormones and Behavior|
|Exercise, Brain and Behavior|
|Drugs, Brain and Behavior|
|Aging, Brain and Behavior|
|Neural Basis of Learning|
|Psychology of Perception|
|Complete one additional course from either the Cognitive Neuroscience list or Behavioral Neuroscience list as an elective.||3|
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