Neuroscience, Minor UG
The Neuroscience Minor is an interdisciplinary program that is supported by our biology/natural science and psychology programs. The field of Neuroscience examines the structure and function of the nervous system, as well as the interaction between the nervous system and behavior.
What Can I Do with this Minor?
Students in the Neuroscience program have the ability to customize the major to their interests. Students from the Neuroscience program enter careers or graduate programs in the following areas:
- Applied behavior analysis-BCBA
- Clinical psychology
- Clinical research assistant
- Occupational therapy
- Pharmaceutical sales
- Physician’s assistant
- Public health
- Research coordinator
- Science writer
- Degree Awarded
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
- Required Credit Hours
Neuroscience incorporates many subfields such as biology, chemistry, and psychology. A degree in Neuroscience provides students with a unique opportunity to have a strong interdisciplinary background highly valued by prospective employers and graduate programs.
The Neuroscience minor provides minor provides an opportunity for the multidisciplinary study of the brain and behavior. The minor helps to prepare students from any major who are interested in health-related fields.
Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work
Some of the companies our students have worked with for their internship include:
- Academy Injury and Health Chiropractic
- ATI Physical Therapy
- Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
- Cognitive-Motor Learning Laboratory/Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
- Drexel University College of Medicine
- Equilibria Psychological & Consultation Services
- IPL Collaborative
- Livengren Counseling Center
- Lovaas Institute for Children
- Ortho-McNeill Pharmaceuticals
- Penn Vet Working Dog Center
- Pennsylvania Mentor
- Rau Animal Hospital
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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Neuroscience, B.A. UG
The Neuroscience major is an interdisciplinary program that is supported by our biology/natural science and psychology programs. The field of Neuroscience examines the structure and function of the nervous system, as well as the interaction between the nervous system and behavior.
Biochemistry, B.A. UG
The Biochemistry program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge of chemistry, biology, and physics and the appropriate tools to integrate these disciplines to understand the biochemical, physiological, and behavioral aspects of cells, tissues, and organisms.
Natural Sciences, Minor UG
The Minor in the Natural Sciences prepares the Holy Family student to think globally and will give the student the opportunity to experience and to explore the breadth of the Natural Sciences. Essential biological and chemical principles of nature will be presented as an interplay between chemical and physical Laws and their impact upon both living and nonliving systems. This minor is particularly useful for education majors who want to teach middle level science courses.