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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.


8%
National Job Growth

Behavioral neuroscience opportunities are projected to grow 8% in the U.S. by 2025.

Research Opportunities

Students participate in faculty-mentored research experiences.

6%
Michigan Job Growth

Behavioral neuroscience opportunities are projected to grow 6% in Michigan by 2025.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

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?


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