Neuroscience

All Majors & Minors

Learning Goals

Understand the synthesis of contemporary Neuroscience from all contributing fields and apply this understanding in a research setting. Students will be able to:  

  • Construct understanding from diverse facts and observations  
  • Identify and assess ethical issues in Neuroscience 
  • Use computer software to acquire, analyze, and convert data to graphical formats 
  • Analyze data including the application of basic statistics 
  • Develop competence in laboratory research abilities in Psychology and Biology based fields 

Achieve the ability to read, write, and construct a clear exposition of Neuroscience material. Acquire confidence and skill in reporting information orally and discussing ideas in a group. Students will be able to: 

  • Locate and identify forms of scientific writing, including research reports, reviews, and scientific journalism 

  • Write research reports and literature reviews that are comprehensive, clear, and concise 

  • Create and deliver an effective oral presentation with appropriate visual aids  

Acquire a knowledge base of essential information in Neuroscience. Students will be able to:  

  • Students will gain broad knowledge in Neuroscience in aspects of neurological function and dysfunction at the molecular, cellular, behavioral, cognitive, and clinical levels.