Neuroscience students

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

Degree Requirements Advising Resources

Neuroscience combines exciting aspects of biology and psychology. It is designed to prepare you for careers in biomedical and clinical health sciences, including pre-medicine and other health-related fields, veterinary medicine, research and more.

At WSU Vancouver, you will have the opportunity to contribute to some of the most important scientific questions of our time: How do your brain cells allow you to hear music, form memories, feel pain or become addicted to drugs? Learn how the brain and nervous system are altered by disorders such as epilepsy, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

  1. Critical thinking
  2. Written and oral communication
  3. Experimental research training
  4. Problem-solving

Medical/health-care professional, laboratory technician, medical technician, transcranial magnetic stimulation technician, pharmacy technician, lab animal care technician, science writer/journalist, pharmaceutical sales representative, substance abuse counselor, neurological physical therapist

Minor in Neuroscience

For complete information about the program, see the current handbook (.docx).

Graduate program

You can also earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience on the Vancouver campus. For more information, see Graduate Studies.