Neuroscience at Marietta College is an interdisciplinary program that spans across four core areas: biological, physical, chemical and psychological sciences, with elective options that will allow students to build a unique path for their future education and career goals. Those goals may include medical school, graduate school or a career in the sciences. The major is housed in the Department of Psychology, and students will work closely with faculty across all four core areas, including opportunities to complete capstone projects in other programs. The in-depth program prepares students for advanced coursework and research during their undergraduate education at Marietta.

Sample Four-Year Schedule

First Year (Fall Semester)
Biology 101 Modern Biology 3 credit hours
Biology 105 Introductory Biology Lab I 1 credit hours
Chemistry 131 General Chemistry I 3 credit hours
Chemistry 133 General Chemistry Lab I 1 credit hours
Math 125 Calculus I 4 credit hours
Writing 102 College Composition 3 credit hours
PIO 101 Pioneer Path I 2 credit hours
PIO 102 Student Engagement 1 credit hour
Semester Credit Hours   18 credit hours
 
First Year (Spring Semester)
Communication   3 credit hours
Biology 131 Intro to Cellular and Molecular Biology 3 credit hours
Biology 106 Introductory Biology Laboratory II 1 credit hours
Chemistry 132 General Chemistry II 3 credit hours
Chemistry 134 General Chem Lab II 1 credit hours
Psychology 101 Intro to Psychology 3 credit hours
Math 224 Calculus II 3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   17 credit hours
 
Second Year (Fall Semester)
Physics 211 College Physics I 4 credit hours
Psychology 285 Statistics for the Behavioral Sci 4 credit hours
Pio 201   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   17 credit hours
 
Second Year (Spring Semester)
Physics 212 College Physics II 4 credit hours
Psychology 286 Research Design 4 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   17 credit hours
 
Third Year (Fall Semester)
Psychology 311 Cognitive Psychology 3 credit hours
Chemistry 260 Organic & Biological Chemistry 4 credit hours
Biology 330 Genetics 3 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   16 credit hours
 
Third Year (Spring Semester)
Psychology 313/314 Sensation and Perception 3 credit hours
Psychology 301 Genetics and Behavior 3 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Fall Semester)
Psychology 360 Capstone I Experimental Psychology 3 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Mino   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Co-Curricular   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Spring Semester)
Psychology 491 Capstone II Psychology Research 3 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Minor   3 credit hours
Gen Ed   3 credit hours
Co-Curricular   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours