Requirements

BA in Behavioral Biology

For University requirements go here and/or see handbook.

Basic Math and Science Courses

  • Calculus (110.106-107 or 110.108-109)
  • Chemistry I & II with lab (030.101-102 & 030.105-106)
  • Physics I & II with lab (171.103-104 & 173.111-112)
  • Biology -take two of the following biology options:
    • AP Bio – must be with a 5
    • Gen Bio I with lab (020.151 & 153)
    • Gen Bio II with lab (020.152 & 154)
    • Biochem with lab (020.305 & 315, requires organic chemistry)
    • Cell Bio with lab (020.306 & 316)
    • Comparative Physiology with lab (020.374 & 377, requires Biochemistry)
  • Statistics (EN.553.211 or EN.553.311 or EN.553.111-112)

Behavioral Biology Core Courses

  • Foundations of Brain, Behavior, and Cognition (200.141, Fall/Spring)
  • Human Origins (290.101, Spring)
  • Animal Behavior (200.208 ,Fall)
  • Neuroscience Lab (080.250 Fall/Spring)

    Upper Level Courses

    • 3 Biobehavioral upper level courses¬† BEHB-BIOBEH tag (some examples: Animal Communication, Evolution, Community Ecology, Decoding the Brain, Neuroeconomics..and more)
    • 2 Social science upper level courses BEHB-SOCSCI tag (some examples: Planets, Life and the Universe, Bioethics, Human Sexuality, Positive Psychology, Music and Evolution…and more)
    • 1 semester of senior seminar (1 credit)

    Research/Internship & Connections

    • Three credits (one semester) of Research, Internship or Intersession trip to Galapagos
    • One semester of Connections in Behavioral Biology (290.500, 0.5 cr)