The 15-credit Neuroscience Concentration is for e+ students who would like to develop an enhanced understanding of the field of neuroscience through an introduction to the interdisciplinary breadth of the biological sciences. Engineering Plus students wishing to pursue the Neuroscience Certificate, in addition to the Neuroscience Concentration, should visit the Neuroscience program's website (or send an email to the program's director) to gain understanding of the additional courses required for the certificate.

Below are the credit hours required for students who choose the Neuroscience Concentration:


  • Introduction to Cellular & Molecular Biology (MCDB 1150) 3 credits
  • Biology Lab- Choose 1 (MCDB 1161 or MCDB 1171) credits
  • Introduction to Neuroscience* (NRSC 2100) 4 credits

Choose Two:

  • The Brain: Dysfuction to Disease (MCDB 3651) 3 credits
  • Affective Neuroscience (NRSC 4015) 3 credits
  • Neurobiology of Learning & Memory (NRSC 4032) 3 credits

​Total Credits:

  • 15 credits

*Students need to email and include their e+ academic advisor on the email to be enrolled into NRSC 2100. Within this email, students need to include their name, student ID#, and include that they're an Engineering Plus student pursuing the Neuroscience Concentration and Neuroscience Certificate.

Note: Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, all courses in each e+ Concentration require a minimum grade of C.