School of Arts and Sciences

Behavioral Neuroscience

Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of behavioral neuroscience that spans the fields of psychology and biology. In this program, you will be able to explore both human and animal behavior, the relationship between the brain and behavior, nerve cell structure and much more. You will be immersed in an examination of fundamental concepts and principles in contemporary neuroscience as it relates to both normal and abnormal behavior, including an opportunity to consider the philosophical implications of physiology to our understanding of the mind.

Why PBA?

As a behavioral neuroscience major at PBA, you’ll:

Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of biology. Our academically rigorous courses instill in you the values of intellect, Christian character and personal integrity.
  • Enjoy a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field
  • Participate in a required senior research project with a topic of your choice (faculty must approve the topic)
  • Develop multifaceted skills and techniques through independent research and course assignments
  • Benefit from one-on-one faculty advising
  • Have the opportunity to be a peer mentor

Your Courses & Classes

Your Faculty

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from exceptional professors. They believe in an open-door policy so that they are available to you when you need them. Click here to learn more about faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Your Opportunities in Behavioral Neuroscience

Graduates of the behavioral neuroscience major are well-positioned to pursue careers that require quantitative and analytical thinking as well as substantive knowledge in human and animal behavior. The major also provides preparation for those who have an interest in pursuing advanced graduate and/or professional training in psychology, neuroscience, human medicine, veterinary medicine, the pharmaceutical science or research with animals.