- How does the brain learn and remember?
- How does experience when we are very young influence the way in which our brains are constructed?
Undergraduate students entering the Neuroscience Program at Brandeis have opportunities to study these and many more brain-related questions. The major is an interdisciplinary program studying the neural mechanisms that control human or animal behavior. The major combines a foundation in basic science with more specialized courses in biology and psychology.
The program is appropriate for students wishing to pursue further study in medicine, experimental psychology, or neuroscience.
Degree options in the Neuroscience Major
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is designed for provide students with a general background in neuroscience. The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is an intensive neuroscience option designed to provide student with a strong background in neuroscience and associated areas. Additionally, there is a BS/MS option for the motivated undergraduate.