• Neuroscience at Hamline

    Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary field focused on the matter that constitutes the mind and behavior.  It is a hub science at the center of several primary fields: psychology, biology, and chemistry.  At Hamline neuroscience is an interdisciplinary major in which students have the option of pursuing either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. 

    Students take a core of required courses in chemistry, biology, and psychology which prepare them to understand the biological basis for neuronal communication and cognitive functions.  In upper level courses students explore specific areas of neuroscience, read current research articles, and get experience in experimental and laboratory approaches to neuroscience research.  Students are encouraged to pursue independent research in neuroscience with a faculty member through the Summer Collaborative Research Program, independent study, or the Departmental Honors Research programs.

    The Neuroscience Major prepares students for graduate study in neuroscience, biological sciences, and psychology, or for professional training in medicine, clinical psychology, or other health professional areas.  Students will also be prepared to go directly into jobs in the areas of science, medical technology, or allied health.

    Neuroscience Major Overview with Professor Erik Asp

  • News


    Hamline Initiative for Professional and Academic Liaisons (HIPAL) enables student to start preparing for professional careers during their first year at Hamline with specialized career development resources.

    Undergrad students doing innovative research

    Imagine being hospitalized, but knowing that the standard antibiotic the doctor gives you might not work because the drug hasn't been properly stored or the medicine is falsified. It's a very real problem in developing countries, but Hamline undergraduate chemistry student Sarah Bliese is at the forefront of trying to change that.


    Please join President Fayneese Miller to celebrate the dedication of the Wesley & Lorene Artz Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center on Friday, October 7 at 3 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center room 116. Reception immediately following the ceremony in Giddens Learning Center.