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神经科学 Major

Understanding the mind-body connection can have profound, positive effects on everything from approaches to mental health treatment and addiction recovery, to improving sports performance, teaching young people, caring for aging populations, and so much more. Earn your degree from WLC in this rapidly growing, versatile discipline.

神经科学 is one of the fastest growing scientific fields in the world. Through undergraduate reSearch alongside expert faculty in biology, 心理学, and neuroscience, you’ll explore the complex and fascinating inner workings of the human brain and nervous system.

Examining the Mind-Body Connection

In this area of study students examine the development, 可塑性, and pathology of the nervous system, and explore what drives human behavior. You’ll review contemporary evidence related to:

  • 注意
  • 电机控制
  • Executive function
  • 感知
  • 内存
  • 语言
  • 意识
  • 情感
  • Ethical reasoning

Through your coursework and reSearch studies you’ll learn to apply molecular, 解剖学上的, 生理, 认知, and behavioral methods to understand the incredibly complex central nervous system.

神经科学 majors make a real and measurable difference in their communities, across the nation, 和国外. Studying the health sciences at WLC, you'll receive a strong science foundation that supports your growth and development, the personal care and attention of our faculty, and our small-campus charm in a big city with access to diverse healthcare facilities.

You'll graduate confident, fully prepared to live your purpose.

A One-of-a-Kind Learning Experience

Dedicated to your success from day one

As an incoming freshman at WLC, you’ll work closely with your admissions counselor and faculty advisors to make sure the academic path to your degree is efficient and rewarding. You’ll learn in small classes with instructors and peers dedicated to your success.

State-of-the-art facilities, hands-on learning

Our learning center in Generac Hall offers leading-edge technology and hands-on experiences. Paired with internships and other off-campus learning opportunities, you’ll graduate ready to enter the workforce on day one.

Expand Your Learning Opportunities

WLC’s interdisciplinary approach recognizes that neuroscience offers a wide range of career paths to students. 事实上, you’ll be encouraged to pair your major with a minor that complements it in order to expand your career possibilities even more. A few possibilities include:

  • 生物化学
  • 生物学
  • Computer Science
  • 健康科学
  • 市场营销
  • 心理学

You’re free to create an educational experience at WLC that matches your passions and aspirations. Pairing your degree can open up opportunities for a career in developing artificial intelligence, examining consumer behavior, to name just two. Our faculty and advisors are happy to help you shape your path.

神经科学 Advising 资源

Connect with 神经科学 Faculty

梅根消化器 神经科学 Assistant Professor 414.443.8593 梅根.slaker@maggiejeep.net