Neuroscience is a unique,interdisciplinary study of the development, organization, and function of thenervous system and its relationship to behavior and cognition in human andnonhuman animals. Because this requires an integration of knowledge frommultiple levels of analysis, the neuroscience major at Hendrix College offersan interdisciplinary approach calling on methodologies from biology,psychology, philosophy, chemistry, and computer science. Students are giventhe tools they need to pursue the study of neuroscience including foundationalknowledge and the opportunity to pursue appropriate research experience in thefield. The flexibility in electives allows students to focus on their owninterests in biology, psychology, philosophy, and computer science, or even aunique interdisciplinary specialization. Working closely with their advisors,the neuroscience major prepares students with a competent interdisciplinaryundergraduate foundation for graduate studies in a variety of fields.