The Honors program in Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary program coordinated by the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute. This program is for students planning a career in Neuroscience.
For admission to the Honors in Neuroscience program see Admissions Chart 7 , Faculty of Science.
Neuroscience is a broadly based discipline covering all aspects of brain function. Some major areas are brain development, nerve cells and synapses, sensation and perception, learning and memory, control of movement, animal behavior, cognitive psychology, and disorders of the nervous system.
The Honors program introduces the major areas of Neuroscience and allows students to explore topics of interest in their final year.
Continuation in the Honors program requires a minimum GPA of 3.3 in each preceding Fall/Winter. Graduation requires a minimum GPA of 3.3 on ★60 in Years 3 and 4 of the program. Each program of study must be approved by the program coordinator in the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute.
A full course load of ★30 per academic year must be maintained throughout each year of the Honors program. Courses cannot be deferred to the Spring/Summer Terms without prior permission of the program coordinator.