Study the complex relationship between the nervous system and human behavior and cognition. Major in Neuropsychology while earning a BA in Psychology or a BS in Neuroscience.
Why Neuropsychology at Bay Path University?
Neuropsychology is a subfield of Psychology and Neuroscience that focuses on how the brain and nervous system influence a person’s cognition and behavior. Students of Neuropsychology learn key concepts related to neuroanatomy, neural development, electrophysiology, intracellular signaling and nervous system regulation of functions.
Students can choose between earning a BA in Psychology or BS in Neuroscience.
As a Neuropsychology major within the Psychology program, you will:
- Learn key concepts, principles, theories and trends in psychology
- Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
- Develop skills in innovative thinking, integrative thinking and problem solving
- Design, conduct and interpret research
- Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry
- Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice
- Have the opportunity to participate in summer research opportunities, career shadowing, co-ops and professional conferences
As a Neuropsychology major within the Neuroscience program, you will:
- Become proficient in basic laboratory skills
- Evaluate experimental data from primary literature and hands-on projects
- Develop a working knowledge of concepts, theories and trends in psychology
- Learn to implement knowledge, skills and values from the field of psychology to a career in neuroscience
- Gain research experience from at least one summer research program
- Be eligible to participate in the Women in STEM Honors (WiSH) program (applies to BS in Neuroscience only)