Learning Goals & Outcomes
1. Critical and integrative thinking: Demonstrate the ability to analyze and critique primary neuroscience research, integrate findings from diverse fields, and address research questions by developing testable hypotheses.
2. Foundational and interdisciplinary knowledge: Breadth of foundational knowledge in the related fields of biology, chemistry, and psychology; Depth of knowledge in some domain(s) of neuroscience; and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of neuroscience.
3.Scientific inquiry and research skills: Ability to plan and implement experimental designs and analyze and interpret data in neuroscience.
4.Communication skills: Demonstrate expertise in written, oral, and visual communication in neuroscience and neuroscience research.
5.Neuroscience in society: Promote appreciation for how neuroscience can contribute to helping alleviate or solve societal problems; consider ethical implications stemming from technical advances in neuroscience; relate neuroscience to everyday life.
6.Professional development: Evaluate career options in neuroscience and related fields; identify professional goals and plan for how to achieve those goals.