Miami creates neuroscience co-major, extension of minor

By Michelle Gregg, For The Miami Student Miami University has introduced a new option for students interested in the brain. As of this academic year, students can pursue a neuroscience co-major. Although the neuroscience minor has been available and will remain an option, the co-major allows to students to study the subject in greater depth. Kathleen Killian and Lori Isaacson, two of the faculty members involved in the creation of this program, advise incoming students to plan ahead, since having two majors means added coursework. However, both professors emphasized that a considerable number of the course requirements for neuroscience crosses with other science majors, making it easily obtainable for upperclassman to declare this co-major. Killian said she’s always glad to see when students combine majors. “Involving students from different majors…


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