All Neuroscience majors and minors are advised via the Neuroscience Steering Committee, which consists of three faculty (for 2012-2013 the committee members are Profs. Paul Whalen, Chair (PBS); Robert Maue (Med School); Jeffrey Taube (PBS) and Thalia Wheatlley (PBS). Students are encouraged to review the detailed information about the requirements for the Neuroscience major and minor found on the PBS website, as well as course descriptions and course syllabi. The checklists below provide a list of all the requirements to consider in designing a major or minor. Students wishing to declare a major or minor in Neuroscience should start by visiting the PBS Department office during regular business hours (Room 103 Moore Hall, M-F 8-1 pm and 1-4:00 pm) where you will be assigned to one of the committee members as your faculty advisor. Once assigned a Neuroscience faculty advisor, students should contact their advisor to set up a meeting to discuss course planning and obtain signatures of the Neuroscience major/minor cards. Before meeting with their advisor, the student should complete the appropriate Checklist for designing a major in Neuroscience & filing major cards is a guide to help you plan your Neuroscience major. This Checklist will help you design and plan what courses you need to schedule.
Additional materials on the Neuroscience major and minor can be found at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~psych/undergrad/major-in-neuroscience.html. Students seeking additional information can request an individual appointment with Prof. Whalen by contacting him via email.
Last Updated: 3/6/13