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Neuroscience

Unlock the Mysteries of the Mind

Neuroscience places a strong emphasis on both biology and psychology. This brand-new course of study includes many premedical requirements, making it an ideal program for students who wish to enter medical school – especially with an eye toward psychiatric care. Neuroscience also equips students for other graduate programs, such as in counseling, therapy or social work.



Available Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Neuroscience is a growing field and is an ideal course for students who wish to enter medical school - especially with an eye towards psychiatric care. A major in Neuroscience places a strong emphasis on both biology and psychology. In addition, a major in neuroscience offers students a degree with a wide range of possiblities upon graduation and will provide science majors another opportunity to specialize within a growing area of medical science.


This major is offered through a partnership of Newberry College with the Lower Cost Models Consortium. The LCMC neuroscience curriculum was built through a collaboration with leading neuroscience educators and nueroscience offerings will be taught online by experts in the field. The neuroscience curriculum is supplemented with science and psychology courses offered on-site at Newberry College.



Requirements

The B.S. in Neuroscience is a 58-62 credit hour curriculum that includes coursework in the following areas:

  • 12 hours: Neurscience Core Courses
  • 20 hours: Biology and Chemistry Courses
  • 9 hours: Pyschology
  • 3 hours: Statistics
  • 10-12 hours: Biology or Pyschology Electives
  • 2-3 hours: Senior Capstone
  • 2-3 hours: Internship
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Career Possibilities


  • Neurologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Social worker
  • Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Neuroimaging Technician
  • EEG Technologist



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