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Behavioral Neuroscience, B.A., B.S.
Behavioral neuroscience is an interdisciplinary area that studies the interactions between the nervous system and behavior, the development and function of the nervous system, and how the information applies to everyday behavior and the treatment of disorders.
The major is administered by the psychology department. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in behavioral neuroscience. The B.S. degree requires students to take the degree requirement sequence from the psychology department. The B.A. degree requires third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
Why Study Behavioral Neuroscience at Grand Valley?
- Faculty members have diverse interests and training that covers the field of neuroscience with breadth and depth, so a wide range of courses are available, as well as research opportunities.
- Students can expect a high-quality, student-focused education in the field of behavioral neuroscience.
- Undergraduate behavioral neuroscience students have opportunities to work closely with a faculty member on a research project.
- Students are immersed in an atmosphere of inquiry, integrity, engagement, community, curiosity, and creativity among faculty and staff.
- Learning opportunities are available through study abroad in 25 countries.