Neuroscience - Biology Concentration
Stumble into Science Building 343, and you’ll discover two kinds of brains—those actively at work and those under a microscope.
At Calvin, we’re hands-on. Examine the brain inside and out to understand the human experience. Join research projects that explore emotion, humor, neurotransmitters, and much more. Pursue your career options by interning on Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile.
Calvin's neuroscience program is about investigating the brain from all angles. You’ll focus on the biological mechanics of the human mind. But you can also take courses in psychology, philosophy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science to expand your expertise. You’ll pursue the answer to the question, How does our understanding of the physical brain give us insight into God’s creativity and purpose for us?
You can approach neuroscience from three distinct angles at Calvin: biology, psychology, and chemistry. Discover which focus fits best with your career goals.
Pursue a medical career
A neuroscience degree fits perfectly with Calvin’s widely respected pre-medicine program. Discover how your interest in neuroscience can prepare you for medical school and a wide range of in-demand medical careers.
You can afford a Calvin education.
You’ve heard a lot about the high cost of a university education. But a Calvin education is much more affordable than you think. Most Calvin students pay far below the sticker price—and graduate with less debt than you might expect.
A reputation for excellence.
There’s a reason Calvin gets top marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and more. Calvin graduates are in demand at grad schools, med schools, and careers in every field.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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