A student looks at a LEGO robot on a lab table
Kate Hull ’18 worked with neuroscience professor Pat Simen to reprogram a Lego robot for use as a teaching aid in the classroom. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Our interdisciplinary science focus makes for a unique academic experience for students interested in studying neuroscience. We easily integrate this program with other sciences—chemistry, biology, physics, and more—to help students understand brain function, behavior, and consciousness.

Program Director

Tracie Paine

Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Department Affiliation

Kristi Gibson

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8768

Why Study Neuroscience at Oberlin?

Department Faculty
Variety of Courses
Science Library

Sample Courses

  • NSCI 107 - Neuroscience and Society 4 credits
  • NSCI 201 - The Brain: An Introduction to Neuroscience 4 credits
  • NSCI 331 - Hormones, Brain and Behavior 4 credits
  • NSCI 341 - Laboratory in Developmental Neurobiology 2 credits

Neuroscience News

24 Hours of Winter Term

February 13, 2017
Follow along a day in the life of students, faculty, and staff during winter term.