What it's all about
Neuroscience, the study of the nervous system, advances the understanding of human thought, emotion and behavior. Neuroscientists use tools ranging from computers to special dyes to examine molecules, nerve cells, networks, brain systems and behavior. From these studies, they learn how the nervous system develops and functions normally and what goes wrong in neurological disorders.
You might take classes such as:
Graduates of this major go on to:
pursue graduate study in neuroscience or a related discipline