The undergraduate concentration in neuroscience offers a program of study in the fields of knowledge important to an understanding of brain function. Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary program bringing together neurobiology (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, development) with elements of psychology and cognitive science, as well as mathematical and physical principles involved in modeling neural systems. The degree awarded is the Sc.B. The concentration is administered by the Neuroscience Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (NUCC).
For up-to-date information regarding our concentration, please download our Concentration Handbook.
Prospective and current students can also see the Neuro DUG (Departmental Undergraduate Group) website for helpful information about the program.
For further information about the concentration you may contact [email protected].
Important Dates for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year:
Last date to submit independent study application for Fall: September 13, 2019
Last date to submit independent study application for Spring: January 31, 2020
Students graduating in May 2020:
Application due: September 20, 2019
Final thesis due: April 17, 2020
Poster Session: April 28, 2020
Students graduating in December 2020:
Application due: February 7, 2020
Final thesis due: December 6, 2020