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How to Declare

Declaring Neuroscience

Students may declare the Neuroscience major when they have fulfilled the following requirements:

Completed Chem 1A/1AL Completed Biology 1A/1AL Completed Math 1A/1B or Math 10A/B Enrolled in or completed Physics 8A Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in lower division major requirements, upper division major requirements, and UC Berkeley cumulative GPA.

Please fill out this form (coming Fall 2024) with your academic history. You will be contacted by an academic advisor to set up an...

Major Requirements

Requirements for the Neuroscience Major collapse all expand all Lower Division Prerequisites (taken in Years 1-2) Required courses (8 courses) Chem 1A + 1AL: General Chemistry and Lab, 3 + 2 units, offered Fa, Sp, Su Bio 1A + 1AL: General Biology and Lab, 3 + 2 units, offered Fa, Sp, Su Physics 8A and 8B: Introductory Physics, 4 + 4 units, offered Fa, Sp, Su Math 10A-10B:...

Undergraduate Advising

Undergraduate Advising Services

For questions about the neuroscience major, please contact our undergraduate advising office at neuro-uao@berkeley.edu or make an appointment with one of our advisors.


Bonnie Chu, Senior Neuroscience Undergraduate Academic Advisor