Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 3313H

Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience (Honors)

Introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system in relation to behavior.


Credit Hours: 3


Honors standing and Psych 1100 or 1100H

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development

  • Enhance teamwork capacity

Psychology Major:

Core A: Brain & Behavior

Psychology Minors:

Core A elective for General Psychology; Required for Biological Bases of Behavior

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:



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