Undergraduate Concentration

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.

You can also use the left navigation menu, or follow these links for more information about coursesconcentration requirementsindependent studyhonors as well as our useful FAQ

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 neuroundergrad@brown.edu.

Important Forms

Student/Advisor Concentration Agreement

Independent Study Application

Honors Application

Important Dates for the 2016 - 2017 Academic Year:

Last date to submit independent study application for Fall: September 15, 2016

Last date to submit independent study application for Spring: February 1, 2017

Honors Deadlines

Students graduating in May 2017:

Application due: September 19, 2016

Final thesis due: April 21, 2017

Poster Session: May 4, 2017

Students graduating in December 2016:

Application due: February 2, 2016

Final thesis due: November 30, 2016

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