Neuroscience (Biochemistry)


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Degree Overview

Pursue a discipline that connects to an incredible number of careers and applications. Learn the mechanics of the human nervous system. Explore the chemistry behind how people think, feel, and act.

You’ll use chemistry, biology, and psychology to answer pressing questions about human behavior. Along the way, you’ll gain a greater understanding of God’s creation by studying what makes us human. Your knowledge of human behavior will give you a powerful voice in fields as diverse as economics, law, healthcare, and education.

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An interconnected discipline - Neuroscience at Calvin is interdisciplinary on purpose. Focus on chemistry, but also increase your expertise in biology and psychology.
A deeper purpose - As Christians who think deeply, we carefully consider how to integrate neuroscience with what we know is true as Christians. Everything you will uncover reveals something important about what it means to be a living image of God.
A gateway to your career - Calvin neuroscience majors go on prestigious graduate schools and find success in fields like biotechnology, laboratory research, and pharmaceuticals. Professors who know both you and their field well will make sure you get the research experience, career guidance, and letters of recommendation you need for med or grad school.

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