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Curriculum Requirements

Curriculum Requirements

Required core courses

(Full course descriptions)

  • NEU 801: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Neuroscience I (3 credits)
    Fall Semester, Year One
  • NEU 802: Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience I (3 credits)
    Fall Semester, Year One
  • NEU 807: Strategies in Neuroscience Research (2 credits)
    Fall Semester, Year One
  • NEU 890: Laboratory Rotation I (1 credit)
    Fall Semester, Year One
  • NEU 803: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Neuroscience II (3 credits)
    Spring Semester, Year One
  • NEU 805: Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience II (3 credits)
    Spring Semester, Year One
  • NEU 890: Laboratory Rotation II (1 credit)
    Spring Semester, Year One
  • PHM 830: Experimental Design and Data Analysis (3 credits)
    Summer Term, Year One
  • FOR 875 *or* CMSE 890 (001 & 002)
    FOR 875: R Programming for Data Science (3 credits)
    Summer Semester, Year Two
    CMSE 890-001: Computational Image Formation & Enhancement (3 credits) Fall Semester, Year Two
    CMSE 890-002: Fast and Memory Efficient Algorithms for Big Data (3 credits) Fall Semester, Year Two

Electives

Students need two electives, and will work with their committee to choose courses. These are typically taken in Year Two.  

Other Information

Program Director
Jim Galligan, PhD
galliga1@msu.edu

Graduate Program Director
Greg Swain
swain@chemistry.msu.edu

Academic Program Coordinator
Eleri Thomas
thom1625@msu.edu

Student Aide
Allison Hartwick
hartwi34@msu.edu

Giltner Hall
293 Farm Lane Room 108
East Lansing, MI
48824-1101

Phone: (517) 353-8947
Fax: (517) 432-2744

neurosci@msu.edu

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