Integrative neuroscience is the study of the biology of behavior. Neuroscientists are interested in studying the brain and how it works.
At Binghamton University, students who major in integrative neuroscience take a variety of courses across a number of departments. Most of the core courses are taken in the departments of psychology and biological sciences. There are other requirements met through courses in the mathematics, chemistry and physics departments, and students can select electives from departments such as anthropology, philosophy and history.
- BS in Integrative Neuroscience
Internships, research opportunities and more
Outstanding students in integrative neuroscience are encouraged to participate in the honors program. Successful completion of the honors program results in graduation with distinguished independent work in integrative neuroscience.
There is a Neuroscience Club for social involvement.
Some courses to consider in your first year:
- PSYC 111 - General Psychology
- BIOL 117 - Intro Bio: See BIOL 114
- CHEM 104 - General Chemistry I
- CHEM 111 - Chemical Principles
After You Graduate
Majoring in integrative neuroscience provides a solid foundation for graduate study in a variety of disciplines such as neuroscience, anatomy, physiology and pharmacology. Additionally, many students find that Binghamton's integrative neuroscience program provides excellent preparation for medical or dental school.
A degree in integrative neuroscience can lead to a career in medicine/health, education, business and administration. Examples of recent alumni jobs include: pediatric hematology oncology chief fellow (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), physical therapist, radiologist, registered dietician, pharmaceutical representative, college professor, lab manager, program manager (Levin Institute), attorney and DNA analyst.
View a list of careers.
You may also be interested in our accelerated/4+1 degree programs which allow students to complete their bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in just 5 years: