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Neuroscience and Behavior

Mount Holyoke College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
54400 USD/year
54400 USD/year
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About

Mount Holyoke College Bachelor in Neuroscience and Behavior offers an interdisciplinary major intended for students with strong, integrative interests in both biological sciences and psychology and in the biological bases of behavior.

Overview

The program in Neuroscience and Behavior offered by Mount Holyoke College is intended for students with strong, integrative interests in both biological sciences and psychology and in the biological bases of behavior.

You will learn:

  • biological sciences
  • psychology
  • chemistry and other disciplines.

Program Learning Goals

Students should have a broad understanding of the development, physiology, anatomy, and evolutionary history of the nervous system in both human and non-human animals. Toward this end, they should have a general understanding of the electrochemical behavior of nerve cells and synapses, sensorimotor processes, anatomical features, and circuit-level processes underlying various cognitive and behavioral outcomes.Students will be introduced to technology appropriate to the field, including electrophysiological recordings and cytological and molecular techniques.  Neuroscience and Behavior majors will learn how to construct novel hypotheses from existing literature and design relevant experiments to challenge underlying assumptions.  As a result, students will understand how to design laboratory-based and field experiments and be well versed in methods of data collection, statistical analysis and written and oral presentation.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Neuroscience & Behavior
  • General Chemistry
  • Integrated Introduction to Biology and Chemistry
  • General Chemistry II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Calculus I
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to Biology II
  • Cell Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Statistics
  • Elementary Data Analysis and Experimental Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
  • Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
  • Standardized Test Scores (optional)
  • Art Supplement (optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
  • Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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