Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, B.S.

The major in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) provides an intensive course of study focused on brain-behavior relationships, ranging from genetic to whole brain contributions to behavior and mental processes. The program is excellent preparation for a variety of careers focusing on research and/or practice in neuroscience, medicine, allied health fields, and psychology, as well as for more general careers in areas such as public policy and education.

Students are accepted into Villanova University as declared CBN majors. Therefore, prospective students who are interested in the major should select the CBN program when applying to the University. Students who have already entered Villanova may appeal directly to the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences for special permission into the major.

MAJOR (65-70 credits)

Item #
Title
MAT 1312 or MAT 1500  +
4
CBN Approved Elective  +
3
CBN Approved Elective  +
3
CBN Approved Elective  +
3
CBN Approved Elective  +
3

 

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Overview

Program

Type

Bachelor of Science