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Program Curriculum 

 

Course Prefix and Number

Title

Credit Hours

Required Courses

PSY 6200: Fundamentals of Neuroscience I

3

 

PSY 6210: Fundamentals of Neuroscience II

3

 

PSY 7110: Cognitive Neuroscience

3

 

PSYC 7090: Program Seminar

8: 1 per semester

 

PSY / EDUC 6570:  Introduction to Educational and Psychological Research or

STAT5200: Design of Experiments

3

 

PSY / EDUC 6600:  Research Design and Analysis 1 or

STAT 5710: Intro to Probability

3

 

PSY / EDUC 7610:  Measurement, Design and Analysis 2 or

STAT 5720: Intro to Mathematical Statistics

3

 

USU 6900: Research Integrity

2

 

PSY 7970/FCHD 7970/PEP 7970/BIOL 7970 (or other 7970): Dissertation

12

Sub-Total

40

 

 

 

Elective Courses

 

 

(9 credits from the following; courses can also count toward the focus areas below if not used for elective credits)

PSY 7900/COMD 6900/PEP 7900/: Independent Study

Var

PSY 7910/COMD 7910/PEP 7910/FCHD 7060/ BIOL 6910: Independent/Advanced Research

Var

PSY 7140: Methods in Neuroscience

3

 

BIOL 4450: Neurobiology

3

 

BIOL 5210: Cell Biology

3

 

FCHD 7033: Research Methods 3: Dydadic and Longitudinal Data Analysis

3

 

PSY 7670: Literature Reviews in Education and Psychology

3

 

PSY 7700/PEP 7070: Grant Writing

 

 

PSY 7780: Multivariate Statistical Analysis I

3

 

PSY 7790: Multivariate Statistical Analysis II

3

 

PSY 7830: Mechanisms of Neuropsychiatric Diseases

3

 

STAT 5100: Linear Regression

3

 

STAT 6100: Advanced Regression

3

Sub-Total

9

 

 

 

Focus area options

 

 

 

 

 

Translational Neuroscience

 

 

  (15 credits)

PSY 7100:  Biological Basis of Behavior

3

 

COMD 7420: Electrophysiology

3

 

PSY 6670: Neuropsychopharmacology

3

 

PSY 6680: Neuroeconomics

3

 

PSY 7820: Neuropsychology: Principles and Assessment

3

 

SPED 7820: Research Instrumentation in Neuroimaging

3

 

PSY 6650:  Theories of Learning

3

 

PSY 7740:  Behavioral Pharmacology

3

 

 

 

Educational Neuroscience

 

3

  (15 credits)

PSY 6530: Developmental Psychology

3

 

FCHD 7520: Development in Childhood

3

 

PSY 6650: Theories of Learning

3

 

PSY 6600: Cognition and Instruction

3

 

PSY 7110: Advanced Theories of Cognitive Psychology

3

 

PSY 7820: Neuropsychology: Principles and Assessment

3

 

SPED 7820: Multidisciplinary Seminar on Language and Literacy

3

 

SPED 7820: Research Instrumentation in Neuroimaging

3

 

SPED 7820: Educational Neuroscience

3

 

 

 

Lifespan Neuroscience

 

 

(15 credits)

FCHD 7920: Aging Mind – Aging Brain

 

 

PSY 7270: Lifespan Psychopathology

3

 

PSY 7820: Neuropsychology: Principles and Assessment

3

 

COMD 6130: Neural Bases of Cognition and Motor Speech Disorders

3

 

COMD 6120: Adult Language Disorders

3

 

COMD 6140: Dysphagia

3

 

PEP 6850: Neural Aspects of Rehabilitation I and II

3

 

PEP 6860: Motor Development

3

 

PEP 6840: Fundamentals of Motor Behavior

3

 

PEP 7870: Advanced Motor Behavior Seminar

3

 

PEP 7820: Variability and Dynamical Systems

3

 

 

 

Sub-Total

12

 

 

Total Number of Credits

64