Students will learn to think critically, propose research questions, design experiments, collect and analyze data, interpret results, communicate research findings, and gain appreciation for the ethical standards of the field. Completion of the program will prepare students for continuation of their education in a graduate program and/ or for the highly competitive STEM job market.

The honors in the major program will be offered across three degrees in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science: B.S. in biological sciences; B.A. in psychology; and B.S. in neuroscience and behavior; and as a track in four concentrations of the Wilkes Honors College: Biology, Biological Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Psychology.