Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4501

Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience

Advanced discussion of contemporary issues in behavioral neuroscience, including synaptic pharmacology, drugs, and behavior, neurodegenerative diseases and the biological bases of psychopathology.


Credit Hours: 3


A grade of B or above in 3313(H), and Psych 2220(H) and 2300, or Neuroscience major

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
  • Describe applications of psychology


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

Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced

Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Biological Bases of Behavior

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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