What is Neuroscience at WVU like?
Neuroscience is a rapidly growing STEM field that focuses on the biology and function of the brain.
A BS in Neuroscience at WVU provides you with a foundation across the broad range of research areas within neuroscience and gives you an appreciation of the nature of neurons, neural networks and how the nervous system takes in sensory information about the external world, compares it with prior knowledge and formulates adaptive behavioral responses.
You can choose from one of two areas of emphasis: behavioral neuroscience or cellular neuroscience.
Neuroscience program highlights:
At a Glance
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Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
Focuses on the role the nervous system plays in generating behaviors
Cellular, Molecular, Systems Neuroscience
Focuses on the cellular and molecular basis of nervous system function and development