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Course Descriptions

NSCI 0500 Independent Research (Fall, Winter, Spring)
Students enrolled in NSCI 500 complete individual research projects involving laboratory or extensive library study on a topic chosen by the student and approved in advance by a NSCI faculty advisor. (Approval required)  (Staff)

NSCI 0700 Senior Research (Fall, Winter, Spring)
Senior NSCI majors who plan to complete a senior thesis should register initially for NSCI 0700. Students enrolled in NSCI 700 complete preparatory work toward a senior thesis, such as researching and writing a thesis proposal as well as, if appropriate, collecting data that will form the basis for a senior thesis. Additional requirements may include participation in weekly meetings with advisors and/or lab groups and attending neuroscience seminars. (Approval required)  (Staff)

NSCI 0701 Senior Thesis (Fall, Winter, Spring)
Senior NSCI majors who have completed one or more terms of NSCI 0700, who have a GPA of 3.3 in their major courses, and who plan to complete a senior thesis should register for NSCI 0701 for the final semester of the senior thesis process. Students enrolled in NSCI 0701 write a thesis, give a public presentation of their research, and present an oral defense of the thesis before a committee of at least two Neuroscience faculty members. Faculty may recommend High honors in Neuroscience after considering the quality of these components of a student’s thesis and the student’s GPA in major courses. Additional requirements may include participation in weekly meetings with advisors and/or lab groups and attending neuroscience seminars. (NSCI 0700, Approval required)  (Staff)