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Neuroscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Newport News, VA, United States
The Neuroscience program offered by Christopher Newport University combines coursework in biology, chemistry, physics and psychology, and you can customize the program to fit your interests by choosing from a wide range of electives.
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Overview

During the Neuroscience program offered by Christopher Newport University you'll gain valuable research experience in world-class facilities. We’re committed to providing you with both a theoretical understanding and practical sense of neuroscience to help you succeed in any brain-related field.

You can major in neuroscience through CNU’s bachelor’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies. 

After Graduation

Neuroscience is an extremely versatile major that can lead to a successful career in a wide range of fields, including medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, biotechnology and psychology. Upon graduation, many neuroscience majors pursue advanced studies in graduate or professional school, while others choose to enter the workforce immediately, working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

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 included:

  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Research Methods in Neuroscience and Laboratory
  • Neurobiology
  • Principles of Biology and Laboratory
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • Intermediate Physics and Laboratory
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone Project
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Special Topics in Neuroscience
  • Neurobiology of Memory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Essay
  • $65 non-refundable application fee or fee waiver
  • Virginia In-State Tuition Rates Eligibility You must complete all questions in the Residency and Parent/Legal Guardian Residency sections of the application to be eligible for in-state tuition. 
  • Applying to the President’s Leadership and/or Honors Program
  • Select “Yes” for President’s Leadership Program and/or Honors program in the Academics section of the application.
  • Complete the mandatory essay questions.
  • An interview is required in order to be considered for these programs.
  • Submit your most recent official high school transcript. Paper transcripts are accepted, but we encourage electronically submitted transcripts. (Please note: Applications submitted through the Coalition Application will be reviewed using the self-submitted transcript information)
  • Have your SAT, ACT and/or CLT scores sent directly to Christopher Newport (unless you choose to apply test-optional).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13895 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13895 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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