Neuroscience Major

The undergraduate major (BS) in Neuroscience (NEUR) offers rigorous training in the interdisciplinary study of brain and behavior. The major is jointly offered by the the Colleges of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) and Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS).

Students complete a required set of NEUR courses as well as a supporting sequence of coursework in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology. Students then choose an advanced program track of upper-level coursework in cellular, molecular, and physiological neuroscience or behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. The Neuroscience major prepares students for a broad range of career paths including: scientific research, medicine, clinical psychology, allied health professions, or science-related government, nonprofit, or private sector employment. 

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