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Degrees and courses

The Department of Neuroscience is home to the undergraduate neuroscience major. The requirements and courses for the major are detailed in the Undergraduate Program section of this website.

The University of Minnesota offers a graduate degree in neuroscience. Please see the Neuroscience Graduate Program website for more information.  

The Department of Neuroscience provides courses for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Current course offerings are listed, by semester, including links to those courses which are web-enhanced.

Seminars and presentations

The Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series is offered during the academic year, and provides a showcase for national and local neuroscience specialists. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take advantage of presentations on the latest, most innovative research in neuroscience and related fields. The Department of Neuroscience provides courses for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. 

The Graduate Program in Neuroscience also sponsors the Colloquium Series. Speakers include national and local neuroscientists, as well as students from the Graduate Program in Neuroscience.

Local Conferences and Symposia are periodically offered throughout the academic year. A variety of neuroscience topics have been presented.