The Neuroscience & Behavior Degree Program is designed to provide the type of undergraduate preparation necessary for students who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees in psychobiology, neuroscience, and/or behavioral biology, or in pursuing professional degrees in medicine, clinical psychology or veterinary medicine. The student elects an emphasis in one of three areas: Behavioral Neuroscience, Cellular/Moleular Neuroscience, or Ethology/Comparative Psychology.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Interpersonal communication Critical and inferential thinking Knowledge of human development
Insight to deal effectively with people Able to observe, anlayze & interpret information Ability to resolve or mediate conflicts
Concern for and sensitive to orhers

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Biologist Chemical Laboratory Teacher Biochemist
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Bioengineer Clinical Researcher
Bio-Technologist Dietitian & Nutritionist Biometirician
General Practiticioner Medical Researcher Genetic Engineer
Medical Laboratory Technologist Genetic Scientist Surgeon
Geneticist Physiologist Counselor: Alcohol/Drug
Pharmacist Counselor: Career Physical Therapist
Counselor: Guidance Physician's Assistant AIDS Counselor
Nematologist Clinical Counselor Neuroscience
Health Care Counselor Neurobiologist Marriage & Family Counselor
Sociologist Mental Health Counselor Psychologist
Rehabilitation Counselor Health Educator Clinical Psychologist
Career Planning Professor Cognitive Psychologist Community Relations Director
Development Psychologist Child Psychologist Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
College Student Affairs Engineering Psychologist Creative Director
Experimental Psychologist Psychiatrist Neurophysiologist
Adult Neuropsychologist Child Neuropsychologist Neuropsychology Service Director
Neuromechanic

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Adoption/Child Care Agencies Hospitals & Clinics Colleges, Educational Institutions
Insurance Companies Community Shelters Market Research Departments
Consulting Firms Mental Health Organization Day Care Centers
Nursing Homes Employee Assistance Program Prisons & Correctional Institutions
Federal Government Agencies Private Practice Department of Defense
Public Health Service Department of Health & Human Services Public Relations Firms
Office of Personnel Management Public Schools Social Secutiry Administration
Recreation Departments Veterans Administration Research Institutions
Group Homes Science Research Laboratories

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • Psi Chi
  • Pre-Dental Society
  • Pre-Professional Club
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Pharmacy Student Association

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Accredited Internships and Doctoral Programs
  • Careers for Caring People & Other Sensitive Types
  • Careers for Good Samaritans and other Humanitarian Types
  • Careers for Kids at Heart with others – Who Adore Children
  • Careers in Counseling and Human Services
  • Careers in Psychology
  • Careers with Children and Youth: An Invitation to Explore Personal and Professional Potentials
  • Graduate Study in Psychology 2008
  • Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors
  • Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • Opportunities in Child Care Careers

 

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