Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

The Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience connects diverse courses and faculty to create a degree that examines aspects of the structure and function of brains. The degree will prepare students for further study in professional schools, graduate programs and for careers in health-related sciences.

For more information about Neuroscience

Neuroscience Program Website

Careers in Neuroscience

Potential career opportunities include:

  • Researcher
  • Clinic manager
  • Technician
  • Lab manager
  • Program coordinator
  • Policy advisor
  • Scientific journalist
  • Grants administrator

Neuroscience Curriculum from AU Bulletin

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
MATH 1610 Calculus I4PSYC 2010 Introduction to Psychology3
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I13CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II23
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology3BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology3
BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory1BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory1
 15 14
PHYS 1500 General Physics I4PHYS 1510 General Physics II4
CHEM 2070 Organic Chemistry I3CHEM 2080 Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 2071 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 2081 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
PSYC 3530 Sensation and Perception3PSYC 3510 Behavioral Neuroscience3
PSYC 2130 Analytics for Social and Behavioral Sciences3LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation2
Core History I3Core History II3
 17 16
PSYC 3520 Psychology of Learning3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
BIOL 3000 Genetics3PSYC 3540 Cognitive Psychology3
BIOL 3001 General Genetics Laboratory1PSYC 3620 Cognitive Neuroscience3
Core Literature3PHIL 1030 Ethics and the Health Sciences3
Core Social Science3Core Social Science3
 13 15
PSYC 5620 Drugs, Brain, and Behavior3Core Foreign Language4
BIOL 4100 Cell Biology3Core Fine Arts 3
BIOL 4101 Cell Biology Laboratory2Major Elective36
Core Foreign Language4Elective2
Major Electives33 
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

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Last Updated: March 01, 2019