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Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions. This interdisciplinary field integrates several areas of study, including biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, psychology and medicine. The core courses for this degree include a foundation in the life sciences, and a foundational sequence in neuroscience that will prepare students for more advanced courses.

This neuroscience degree track is administered by the Department of Biology and focuses on the biological basis of neurological processes at the molecular and cellular level. Students completing this degree will be well-prepared for jobs in medical and biotechnology fields, and they will be competitive for admission to medical or graduate school.

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