The Bachelor of Science in Psychological and Brain Sciences teaches students the fundamental theories and methods of the field. Based in the Department of Psychology, the major integrates related subfields of psychology and draws on broad faculty expertise.
The BS program is STEM-based, requiring additional courses in biology and calculus compared to the BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences. The curriculum blends rigorous training in psychological and brain sciences with a practical background that prepares students for admission to medical school, law school and PhD programs as well as a variety of competitive careers.
Students also gain research experience and learn to present compelling scientific arguments in both written and oral form.