College of Arts & Sciences
Department and Program Learning Objectives

Knowledge

Students completing the BS major in Neuroscience will:

Demonstrate a proficiency with the concepts and methodologies of the traditional core of neurobiology and cognitive science (1, 4, 6, 8, 9)

Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method (1, 8)

Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts from diverse sub-disciplines of neuroscience (1, 6, 8)

Develop critical thinking skills to formulate and test neurobiological and neuropsychological questions (1, 4, 6) 
Apply and integrate other related disciplines with their knowledge of Neuroscience (1,2,6)

Communication

Students completing the BS major in Neuroscience will:

Be able to write a well organized, logical and scientifically sound research paper or report (1, 7, 8)

Be able to present a well organized, logical and scientifically sound oral presentation on a topic in Neuroscience (1, 7, 8)

Career

Students completing the BS major in will:

Be encouraged to pursue research experiences both on and off campus (1, 9)

Be educated about the wide variety of career paths in Neuroscience via seminars and invited speakers

Faculty in the department will provide strong personalized advising allowing students to make informed post-graduation decisions.

Numbers in parentheses reflect related Educational Goals

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