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Neuroscience (BS)

Neuroscience (BS)


The neuroscience major is a joint venture by the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Medicine. Faculty from both colleges have created an outstanding curriculum that will allow students to investigate the organization, development and function of the nervous systems and their relationship to behavior, cognition and disorders.

Why choose neuroscience? 

Combining diverse subjects such as psychology, biology, genetics, chemistry, biochemistry, physics and computer science, neuroscience offers students with a broad interest in many disciplines of science a place to develop their understanding of many fields of study. The neuroscience major is also popular with students pursuing careers in areas including (but not limited to): medicine, research, clinical psychology and pharmaceuticals.

What can you do with this degree? 

A strong scientific education with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience will prepare students for entry into many career fields and graduate/professional programs. The following are some of the fields that graduates with bachelor’s degrees in neuroscience can enter: biomedical research, pharmaceutical sales, hospital administration, laboratory technician/management, public service, psychiatric assistance, teaching and technical writing.