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BS Neuroscience

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
30000 USD
National
30000 USD

Application fee

International 0 USD
National 0 USD
Department
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)5.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)60
TOEFL-PBT (min)550

About this course

The Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience is awarded by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to students who successfully complete the curriculum. It is a joint program sponsored by the Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology with the support of Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience (LIN) faculty from the Departments of Chemistry and Philosophy. Students are advised by the Department of Biological Sciences.

The curriculum is ideal for students interested in graduate school, medicine, or behavioral sciences.


*Located in Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the city’s premier public research university. We are ranked among Top 125 BEST VALUE schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2018. Chicago is a living laboratory for business, politics, art, architecture, culture, religion, racial and ethnic diversity, urban issues,education and health. It is local and global, urban and green, relaxed and frenetic, cultured and down to earth, big and easy to navigate—full of opportunities for new, enriching experiences.   

Our proximity to Chicago’s financial and business centre and urban healthcare district gives UIC students an edge when it comes to finding internships and work experience related to their fields of study. Local employers include: Google, Boeing, Deloitte, Groupon, Argonne National Labs, Accenture, WGN News, National Public Radio, Steppenwolf Theatre and more. 

2018 U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges Rankings UIC is ranked 70 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, 78 in Business Programs, 73 in Top Public Schools, 124 in Best Value School.

Average salary after attending UIC undergraduate program is $51,100 vs. U.S. average of $34,300 for students who have attended college.

A UIC education is a chance to explore, engage, serve, enjoy and lead. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Please refer to the requirements per country/territory above to determine which credentials are needed in your case. For the purposes of application review, only a PDF copy of the credentials should be submitted online. Official, sealed credentials will be requested only from admitted applicants intending to enroll.

  • Academic credentials must be issued by the institution you attended.
    • Third party evaluations (such as WES or ECE) are not required by the Office of Admissions and will not be accepted in place of institution-issued credentials.
  • A degree award certificate or diploma should be submitted for all completed degree programs.
  • Documents issued in a foreign language should be submitted along with certified, literal English translations

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Course Modules

Courses

NEUS 403. Human Neuroanatomy. 3 hours.

Morphological organization of the nervous system. Functional correlations of neural structures. Course Information: Same as ANAT 403. Meets eight weeks of the semester. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of the instructor. Must be in a degree program. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Laboratory and one Lecture.

NEUS 444. Data Literacy in Neuroscience. 3 hours.

This course provides an overview of experimental design, statistics, data mining, modeling and informatics with an emphasis on the types of experiments pursued in neuroscience.

NEUS 483. Neuroanatomy. 4 hours.

Organization of the nervous system, with an emphasis on mammals. Course Information: Same as BIOS 483and PSCH 483. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 272 or BIOS 286 or BIOS 325 or PSCH 262; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Laboratory and one Lecture.

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How to Apply

PROGRAM-REQUIRED MATERIALS

These are determined by the program. See the program's website for complete details. Program requirements may include (but are not limited to) items such as:

  • GRE scores - use our Institutional Code 1851 to report your results
  • Personal statement - refer to the program for prompts or topics
  • Letters of recommendation - online requests initiated through the application checklist
  • Writing samples
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Application for graduate appointment (pdf) - general Graduate College form - some programs may require use of their own form

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