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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Neuroscience Major


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Major Program

Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary major in which students have the option of pursuing either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. Students take a core set of required courses in psychology, biology, and chemistry, which prepares them to understand the biological basis for neural processing and higher cognitive functions. In upper level courses, students explore contemporary neuroscience theory and research, examine specific areas of neuroscience, and gain experience in experimental and laboratory approaches to neuroscience research. Students are encouraged to pursue independent research in neuroscience with a faculty member through the Summer Collaborative Research Program, independent studies or research apprenticeships, or the departmental honors programs.

The Neuroscience Major prepares students for graduate study in neuroscience, biological sciences and psychology, or for professional training in medicine, clinical psychology or other health professional areas. Students will also be prepared to go directly into jobs in the areas of science, medical technology, or allied health.

 

Bachelor of Science Neuroscience Major Requirements (16-17 courses)


Electives


NOTE: At least two electives must be 5000-level courses.

Two Neuroscience electives chosen from the following:


Bachelor of Arts Neuroscience Major Requirements (12-13 courses)


Electives


NOTE: At least two electives must be 5000-level courses.

Two Neuroscience electives chosen from the following:


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