DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
PSYC 4505 (SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE) OR PSYCH 4506
(DIRECTED RESEARCH IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE) LEARNING CONTRACT
Specialized reading and research conducted under direction of faculty supervisor and with approval of
behavioral neuroscience committee. PSYC 4505 and PSYC 4506 may be repeated for a combined total
of up to 9 hours credit, no more than 6 hours credit with any one faculty member.
PSYC 4505 is available for three hour sections only, for a total of six hours per semester. PSYC 4506 is
available for three hour sections only. Up to nine hours of 4505 and/or 4506 is generally used for
independent research; however, a student cannot be enrolled in these courses simultaneously for the BN
After this contract is completed and signed by the student and faculty member below, it must be returned
to the Academic Advising & Resource Center (AARC) in the Psychology Department (room 205). If
needed, a section will be created and a permit will be entered. The student will be notified, and the
original contract will be held in the AARC for the student to pick up. Once the permit is entered, the
student must register for the course in order to be enrolled and receive course credit.
Contracts turned in two weeks prior to the close of regular registration will be given permits for the
second session to avoid late registration.
Students Name:_______________________________________ ID#:____________________________
Mailing Address:______________________________________ City:____________________________
State: _____ Zip: _______ Email: ___________@memphis,edu Phone #: ________________________
Course Number: _________________ Credit Hours: ________ Semester: _________ Year: __________
Instructor of Record: _______________________ Field Supervisor: ___________________________
Date work will begin: ___________& end ___________ Project Title: ____________________________
In the space below, briefly specify the activities required for completion of the course. The courses listed
above are graded with a regular letter grade or IP (In Progress). See the paragraph on Grading on the
reverse for more information.
Student Signature: _____________________________________________ Date: __________________
This form must be returned to the Instructor of Record (faculty member) for a grade to be posted.
Faculty Signature: ______________________________________________ Date: __________________
For Office Use: Call Number: __________ Section Number: ______ Permit Entered: _____________