Our neuroscience major and minor are designed for students who are interested in theory and research on the mind, brain and nervous system.

The coursework provides you with an interdisciplinary approach to the fundamental structure and function of the brain that includes lab experiences across the breadth of current neuroscience research. These labs begin the moment you step into the classroom.

You will take courses in a variety of different fields to enrich and extend your understanding of the brain and of human thought and behavior.

You will also have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research projects with faculty.

We have lab experiences for all scales of neuroscience research, including facilities for:

  • Cellular and molecular neuroscience
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Behavioral neuroscience

There are a variety of career opportunities within the field of neuroscience, including:

  • Physician
  • Veterinarian
  • Pharmacist
  • Professional research scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Educator
  • Dentist