The UT Neuroscience Major provides a bachelor’s of science (BS) degree that brings together Neuroscience research and education from all corners of the campus. The program includes faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine; the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology; and the Graduate School of Medicine/UT Medical Center. This diversity of backgrounds and research perspectives within the program reflects the interdisciplinary nature of Neuroscience itself. To learn more about the resources, research capabilities, and clinical expertise available in the neuroscience area, please visit the NeuroNET (Neuroscience Network of East Tennessee) website.
Building on the existing curricula in biology, psychology and engineering, the Neuroscience Major provides a strong foundation in the brain sciences that emphasizes hands-on research training. Beyond the core classes, students can choose from a diverse array of more specialized courses that focus on a variety of basic, clinical and applied neuroscience topics. Thus, students have the opportunity to tailor their Neuroscience degree to best suit their career goals, whether they include entering a graduate program, health profession degree program, or getting a job teaching or working in a research setting.