Programs

The program in neuroscience and behavior is intended for students with strong, integrative interests in both biological sciences and psychology and in the biological bases of behavior. All courses are designed to contribute in various ways to the College’s Learning Goals and the Neuroscience Program's Learning Goals.

Neuroscience and Behavior Major

Mount Holyoke’s Program in Neuroscience and Behavior offers an interdisciplinary major intended for students with strong, integrative interests in both biological sciences and psychology and in the biological bases of behavior.

Majors take a minimum of 60 credits in biological sciences, psychology, chemistry, and other disciplines.

Students planning postgraduate study in a related discipline or in medicine are urged to participate in independent laboratory study within either or both departments.

For detailed information on requirements for the major, see the Neuroscience and Behavior chapter of the course catalog.