The Neuroscience Minor at Davidson
Neuroscience introduces you to a field of science that has experienced an explosion of information and technological innovation and provides you with an opportunity to explore the biological substrate of all our moral and mental faculties.
An understanding of how the brain, the "organ of consciousness," functions and endows human beings with the capacity to know, to feel, and to value, requires a multidisciplinary research effort. In keeping with the liberal arts tradition, the interdisciplinary minor provides you with an opportunity to explore another dimension of our humanity—the biological substrate of all our moral and mental faculties.
As a neuroscience student, you'll have a variety of career paths available to you, including neuroscience research and education, medicine, law, clinical neuropsychology, physical therapy, drug rehabilitation, pharmaceutical or biomedical marketing, journalism, computer science, and K-12 education.
The Neuroscience interdisciplinary minor is administered by the Neuroscience Advisory Committee. Students should submit a proposal by the end of junior year that specifies the courses they will take to satisfy the minor requirements.
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