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Sample Four-Year Plan

(Bold courses are required; others recommended)

*People with specific interests should consult with their adviser to choose additional electives appropriate for their plans. For example, someone interested in computational neuroscience should plan to take computer science courses.

    • First Year

      • Fall
        • PSYC 115 (Intro Psych) or PSYC 116 (Behavior, Health Care, & Society)
        • BIOL 111 (Ecological Biology)
        • ESEM 150 (Earlham Seminar)
        • CHEM 111 (Principles of Chemistry)
      • Spring
        • ESEM 150 (Earlham Seminar)
        • CHEM 221 (Organic Chemistry I)
        • BIOL 112 (Cells, Genes, & Inheritance)
    • Sophomore

      • Fall
        • BIOL 341 (Cell Physiology)
        • PSYC 250 (Brain & Behavior)
      • Spring
        • BIOL 242 (Topics in Neuroscience)
        • BIOL 345 (Anatomy & Physiology I)
        • PSYC 245 (Statistics & Research Methods)
    • Junior

      • Fall
        • Study abroad
      • Spring
        • PSYC 353 (Behavioral Neuroscience)
        • Psychology 300-level elective (see Plan of Study)
    • Senior

      • Fall
        • PSYC 486 (Comprehensive Senior Project)
        • Biology elective (see Plan of Study)
      • Spring
        • Biology elective (see Plan of Study)
        • Comps
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Richmond, Indiana
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