College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Major | Minor

| Bachelor of Science

Neuroscience introduces you to the brain, how it functions, and the consequences of its dysfunction due to abnormal development, disease, or injury. This interdisciplinary, integrative program features courses from psychology, biology, and philosophy, offering a multifaceted approach to understanding the complexity of the brain and nervous system. Opportunities for internships and individualized or collaborative research, alongside direct contact with enthusiastic faculty, enhances the knowledge base and credentials of students pursuing medical or graduate school or future careers.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • BI210, Genetics—Fundamentals
  • PS235, Biological Bases of Behavior
  • NS460, Cell and Molecular Neurobiology
  • PL346, Philosophy of Mind
  • PS413, Neuroscience of Drugs
  • PS412, Advanced Applied Neuroscience

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  • Biological Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Psychological Neuroscience

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.