Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system at different levels of interest – from molecules to cells, networks, the brain and entire body – and through the perspective of different disciplines. The focus us on organization, development, and function of the nervous system, and how this relates to behavior and cognition, and disorders of the same. The program provides students with comprehensive foundational knowledge in neuroscience and behavioral neuroscience, while exposing them to hands-on-research experience and nurturing the development of analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers and graduate training in this and related fields.
Total credit hours: 64-66 credits (10-14 credit hours of which count for General Education).
A grade of “C” or better is required for all courses counting towards the Neuroscience major.