Major in Psychobiology

Major in Psychobiology

You Belong Here

You’re fascinated by the brain—why people and animals think and behave how they do. You’re not satisfied by basic explanations and always want to know more. To you, learning should be a hands-on experience. Psychobiology may be the major for you.

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colleges in the U.S. offer a psychobiology major


Why UC?

One of Utica College’s newest majors, psychobiology is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the biological bases of behavior, learning, sensation, perception, and memory. Taught by expert faculty, the program provides advanced instruction and hands-on learning opportunities that enable students to gain deep insights into the integration of biology and behavior.

Learn more about UC's psychobiology faculty.

What You’ll Learn

UC’s psychobiology curriculum promotes critical thinking, use of primary scientific literature, development of experimental design, and application of statistical inference in data analysis in the process of scientific inquiry. The major provides an opportunity for students to integrate their studies from a psychological and biological perspective, offering a unique perspective in the classroom and in careers where skills and knowledge developed from combined studies in both fields will be valuable.

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The major will allow students to pursue a variety of post-graduate and professional experiences related to biological sciences, health, medicine, neurobehavioral sciences, neuroscience, and psychology that emphasize the integration of biology and behavior.

 
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A Degree that Works

Graduates of the psychobiology program may pursue a variety of post-graduate and professional experiences related to

  • biological sciences,
  • health,
  • medicine,
  • neurobehavioral sciences,
  • neuroscience, and
  • psychology
that emphasize the integration of biology and behavior. Other career options available to those with this major include areas in
  • education,
  • public affairs,
  • personnel analysis, and
  • science writing
in which courses in psychology, biology, and other sciences are useful.

Curriculum promotes critical thinking, use of primary scientific literature, development of experimental design, and application of statistical inference in data analysis in the process of scientific inquiry.

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