Students majoring in the Neuroscience program of Claremont McKenna College complete:
- A common core program,
- A sequence of four electives determined in consultation with an adviser in Neuroscience, and
- A one- or two-semester thesis on a topic related to the four course sequence.
The major provides good preparation for graduate work in biology, neuroscience, and a variety of other programs including medical school or other graduate health professions programs. Admission to particular advanced degree programs may require additional course work.
Student Learning Outcomes
The Neuroscience major of the Keck Science Department aims to provide students with skills and knowledge to prepare them to effectively engage and evaluate issues and innovations in neuroscience. In particular, the program prepares students for graduate programs in Neuroscience and contributes towards the preparation for professional programs such biotechnology and medicine.
A Neuroscience Major should be able to:
- Understand the structure and function of the nervous system at various levels of organization.
- Understand a number of research techniques in neuroscience and gain training in evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of various methods.
- Design experiments, analyze data and think critically.
- Critically evaluate published scientific literature.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Neuroscience 2: Systems
- Behavioral Neuroscience
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Computational Neuroscience
- Motor Control
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesNeuroscience View 304 other Bachelors in Neuroscience in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application or Coalition Application
- $70 application fee or fee waiver. Fee waivers are available through The Coalition Application and Common Application systems.
- School report and counselor recommendation
- Two teacher recommendations
- Official high school transcript(s) from all secondary schools attended
- While interviews are not required, they are highly recommended
- International applicants, regardless of their country of citizenship, whose first language is not English and who attend a school in which English is not the primary language of instruction, must submit official score results
International56475 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56475 USD per year during 48 months.
National56475 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56475 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Claremont
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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