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Biopsychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Towards this end, students will take courses in both psychology and biology to gain exposure to a broad range of theories and research covering a variety of topics such as cognition, motor control, sensation/perception, emotion, and psychopathology. These topics will be studied at multiple levels of analysis including genetic, neural, and environmental.

The Biopsychology major at Augsburg University will provide students with a strong foundation of courses in neuroscience, statistics, and chemistry. This broad training can help prepare students for careers in research, medicine, public health, education, and pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries

Biopsychology Honors

GPA of 3.5 in the major, and 3.3 overall. Students must complete a high-quality research project, approved and evaluated by three members of the Biopsychology faculty. Formal application must be made no later than the junior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution and Diversity
  • Introductory Cellular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics 
  • Biopsychology
  • Psychology Laboratory 
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Advanced Research Seminar
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Seminar in Behavioral Neuroscience 
  • Psychology of Language
  • Seminar in Neuropharmacology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Special Topics in Biology: Animal Behavior (this topic only)
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (Macalester)
  • Biophysics
  • Biology Keystone
  • Keystone Internship
  • Integrated Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application
  • Submit official secondary school transcripts, exam results, or mark sheets
  • Request one letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency: All international applicants must submit one of the following minimum scores in order to meet the English Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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