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B.S. in Neuroscience – Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience

The Neuroscience – Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience major at Colorado State University integrates an understanding of neuroanatomy with the mechanisms of sensation/perception and learning/memory, generally applied to human behavior.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $32,734 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

Its focus is at the functional level of neuronal systems and networks. It differs from classical psychology in providing a more in-depth cellular and molecular basis for understanding behavior and neurological disorders that influence behavior.

Graduates of this Neuroscience – Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience major at Colorado State University are well prepared for many graduate and professional degree programs in health professions, as well as for careers in a variety of clinical settings, non-profit disease oriented foundations, and private sector organizations in either research-related or human resource service-related positions.

Potential Occupations

Possible career opportunities for students with a B.S. in Neuroscience include, but are not limited to: research technician, medical or clinical lab technologist, production/quality assurance lab technician, pharmaceutical research worker or salesperson, human resource specialist, neurotoxicology technician, teacher, writer, and research analyst.

Many Neuroscience majors go to professional schools in medicine, veterinary medicine, or health sciences, or into graduate programs encompassing virtually all areas of biomedical sciences and psychology.

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Courses included

  • General Chemistry
  • College Composition
  • Attributes of Living Systems
  • Calculus for Biological Scientists
  • General Psychology
  • Modern Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Writing Arguments
  • Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers
  • Mind, Brain, and Behavior

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