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Esther Penick

Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of Neuroscience

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7431

epenick@​knox.edu

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Requirements for the major: Bachelor of Arts

10 or 11 credits as follows:

  • Core requirements (7 credits): BIOL 120, BIOL 130, CHEM 102 or 102A, NEUR 240, NEUR 241, and NEUR 340
  • Electives: 2 credits from among: PSYC 276, PSYC 364, PSYC 366, BIOL/PSYC 312, BIOL 328, BIOL 329, BIOL 332, BIOL 338, NEUR 360, BCHM 265, BCHM 340, BCHM 345, CS 317
  • Research methods and research (2 or 3 credits) in one of the following two areas:
    • For majors concentrating in cellular/molecular aspects of neuroscience:
      • Research methods (1.5 credits): BIOL 210 and BIOL 380
      • Senior research (.5 credits): NEUR 399
    • For majors concentrating in behavioral neuroscience:
      • Research methods (2 credits): PSYC 281 and PSYC 282
      • Senior research (1 credits): NEUR 399

Requirements for the major: Bachelor of Science

  • Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Neuroscience Major (10 or 11 credits)
  • CS 141
  • Additional science curriculum: 3 credits from among:
    • Biochemistry courses at the 300 level.
    • Biology courses at the 300 level.
    • CHEM 211, CHEM 212. 
    • CS courses at 142 and above.
    • Math 145, Math 151, Math 152, Math 175, Math courses at the 200 or 300 level.
    • Psychology courses selected from: PSYC 362, 365, 367/300B, 369, 372, 
    • PHYS 110, PHYS 120, PHYS 130, Physics courses at the 200 or 300 level.
    • Electives from the neuroscience major not utilized for the requirements of the major.

Requirements for the minor

6 credits as follows:

  • BIOL 120 or BIOL 130
  • NEUR 240 and NEUR 241
  • BIOL 210 or PSYC 281
  • Electives: 2 courses from among the list of electives for the major
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