Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Major
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience focuses on thought processes in humans. Students majoring in Cognitive Neuroscience will explore a wide array of topics including sensory and motor systems, learning, memory, decision-making, language, sleep, mood, awareness and attention, and others. Courses will introduce students to biological substrates underlying cognition ranging from genes to complex circuits. Additional courses illuminate the role of Neuroscience in social interactions and Society. This major prepares students for graduate studies in cognitive Neuroscience or Psychology as well as many professional careers including Law School, Business, Public Health, Finance and Policy.
For Students Graduating in 2020
(Note that NEUR 4084 is being discontinued. Students may take NEUR 3914, NEUR 4364, or an extra senior seminar. If NEUR 3914 or NEUR 4364 is taken, it may not double count as a restricted elective).
For Students Graduating in 2021
**Students who matriculated in Fall 2018 or later as first time freshmen should follow the pathways renditions of the checksheets.**