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The undergraduate major in Neuroscience exposes students to rigorous training in the interdisciplinary study of brain and behavior.

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The Neuroscience major consists of the Director of the Undergraduate Program, 3 Course Directors , and 2 Academic Advisors. As an interdisciplinary major, we have affiliate faculty across several University departments.

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The Neuroscience Major Advising Office is located in Suite 1107 of the Biology-Psychology Building. During the Fall 2020 semester, all advising services are available virtually during regular business hours.

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Neuroscience on Campus

While Neuroscience is a new major at the University of Maryland, neuroscience as a discipline has been taught at the University for several decades. Please browse through the links below to learn more about neuroscience on campus.