Neuroscience Major

Neuroscience Learning Outcomes

Students completing a major in Neuroscience are expected to be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and neurochemistry in relation to sensory processing, behavior, cognition, and health;
  • Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in both cell and molecular neurobiology and behavioral and cognitive neuroscience;
  • Understand the tools and methods used in neuroscience research and critically analyze the primary literature in specific sub-disciplines within neuroscience;
  • Design, conduct, and interpret results of neuroscience experiments and effectively communicate these results in both oral and written form.


Core Courses/Fundamentals:

Must take all:

Note: Students may elect to take one course from the Core Courses/Fundamentals requirements on a Credit/No Credit basis.

Junior Seminar/Senior Project