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"IF WE COULD FIRST LEARN WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING, WE WOULD BE BETTER ABLE TO JUDGE WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT."

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies (BS)

School of Science and Engineering
Atlantic International University


The Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies (BS) program prepares the students to enter an exciting and growing field in which biology, psychology, biochemistry, computer science, and other disciplines work together to unravel the mysteries of the nervous system. The Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies (BS) program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies (BS) curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)


Core Courses and Topics in Neuroscience Studies:

    Molecular Biology
    Immunology
    Neuropharmacology
    General Biology
    Neurobiology
    General Chemistry
    Organic Chemistry
    General Physics
    Psychological Science
    Quantitative Methods in Psychology
    Physiological Psychology
    Neuroscience
    Behavioral Neuroscience
    Animal Behavior
    Behavioral Genetics
    Cell Biology
    Developmental Biology
    Developmental Neurobiology
    Genetics and Human Heredity
    Human Physiology
    Molecular Biology
    Neuroanatomy

Orientation Courses:

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Seminar Administrative Development (Book Summary)
  • Seminar Cultural Development (Practical Experience)
  • Seminar International Development (Publications)


Research Project in Neuroscience Studies:

Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Career Center Bachelor of Neuroscience Studies

Neuroscience Studies

Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system. Traditionally, neuroscience has been seen as a branch of biology. Nevertheless, it is currently an interdisciplinary science that involves other disciplines such as psychology, computer science, statistics, physics, philosophy, and medicine. As a result, the scope of neuroscience has broadened to include different approaches used to study the molecular, developmental, structural, functional, evolutionary, computational, and medical aspects of the nervous system. The techniques used by neuroscientists have also expanded enormously, from biophysical and molecular studies of individual nerve cells to imaging of perceptual and motor tasks in the brain. Recent theoretical advances in neuroscience have also been aided by the use of computational modeling of neural networks.

Professional Associations

  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
  • International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
  • American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN)

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