Computational and Systems Neuroscience

All students wishing to study this major should apply to Neuroscience.

Computational and Systems Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary branch of Neuroscience that incorporates theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the brain. Students choosing this major will explore tools and techniques that Neuroscientists use to make sense of the vast data available in hope of finding solutions to neurological diseases and disorders as well as to understand processes such as decision-making, addiction, motivation, and more. Students in this major will also be able to explore exciting research areas in artificial intelligence and human-computer interactions. Typical computational neuroscience students will develop a strong background in Mathematics and computer programing. Each student will complete a discussion based senior seminar class.

Career Options

  • Academic scientist/professor*
  • Cyber security
  • Data analyst
  • Autonomous systems
  • Spotify, Microsoft, and Intel

*an advanced degree beyond a bachelor's is likely required.