Dec 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 12-14-18) 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 12-14-18) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Computational Neuroscience Concentration, B.A.

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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Credit Hours: 42+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

Required Courses


*Credit will not be awarded for both PHYS 420  and PHYS 499 .

Select 11 additional credit hours from Physics (PHYS) coursework:

No more than 3 credit hours from (PHYS 381 , PHYS 390 , and PHYS 399 ) and no more than 3 credit hours from (PHYS 260 , PHYS 260L , PHYS 460L ).

Computational Neuroscience Concentration (18+ credit hours)

Complete a minimum of 7 credit hours from the following electives:

Each elective must be from a different group.


*Must be computational neuroscience related and conducted under the mentorship of a neuroscience faculty member from CofC or co-mentorship with MUSC faculty. Prior written approval must be obtained from the coordinator of the Computational Neuroscience concentration. Credit will not be awarded for both Senior Research (PHYS 420 ) and a Bachelor’s Essay(PHYS 499  or BIOL 448  or PSYC 448 ).


Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation

The following courses are excluded: MATH 120 , MATH 207 , MATH 220 , MATH 221 , MATH 245 , MATH 246 , MATH 307 , MATH 440 , MATH 441 , MATH 445 , MATH 451 , MATH 452 , MATH 470  

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