Our neuroscience majors have many resources available to help them maximize their success, stay healthy, and get involved in the greater neuroscience community at Georgia State. See below for more information about how to make the best of your undergraduate neuroscience degree, both in and out of the classroom.
Registration Assistance Online Form
If you are seeking help with any course registration issue, you are required to fill out this form in place of sending an e-mail to the department. Before submitting your request, you are highly encouraged to discuss your request with your academic advisor.
Program Exception Requests Online Form
If you are seeking an exception to the B.S. in Neuroscience Program, College of Aerts & Sciences, or University degree requirement , you are required to fill out this form in place of sending an e-mail to the department. Before submitting your request, you are highly encouraged to discuss your request with your academic advisor.
NEUR 4980 Undergraduate Research in Neuroscience Approval Online Form
In conjunction with your faculty research mentor, complete this form for approval to register for NEUR 4980 Undergraduate Research in Neuroscience. Before submitting this form, you should first contact a Neuroscience faculty member to supervise this course for you. Both the faculty supervisor and the Undergraduate Program Director, Dr. Joe Normandin, will need to provide approval. You will be notified via email once the registration authorization has been approved. Please also note that a maximum of 5.0 credit hours from NEUR 4980 can be applied to your Area G3 Neuroscience-related Electives requirement. For more information on undergraduate research in the Neuroscience Institute, visit: https://neuroscience.gsu.edu/undergraduate-research/
Collegiate Neuroscience Society
The Collegiate Neuroscience Society (CNS) is our largest undergraduate neuroscience club that sponsors service and social activities and a number of neuroscience education and career panel events.
The Synapse chapter at GSU is dedicated to providing connections and support for individuals with brain injuries and raising awareness about brain injuries. This student organization gives college students an opportunity to provide a powerful social support network for individuals with brain injury through the facilitation of peer support groups, a volunteer buddy program, and talks by physicians or researchers to spread awareness about brain injury.
Nu Rho Psi
The Nu Rho Psi chapter at GSU is part of the National Honor Society in Neuroscience that invites eligible members to its ranks when they become eligible for membership. The requirements are: (1) Major or minor in Neuroscience, (2) Completion of at least 3 semesters of the College coursework, (3) Completion of at least 9 semester hours of Neuroscience-related courses, (4) Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 and a minimum GPA of 3.5 in Neuroscience courses. Nu Rho Psi encourages professional interest and excellence in scholarship, advancing the discipline of neuroscience, promoting career development in neuroscience and related fields, and public education of neuroscience and other service to the community.
Atlanta Science Festival@GSU
The Atlanta Science Festival is a celebration of science with innovative and exciting events throughout the Atlanta metro area. GSU holds a number of Atlanta Science Festival@GSU events. There are ample opportunities to volunteer!
Brain Awareness Month
The Dana Foundation organizes a global Brain Awareness Week each year to promote public awareness of neuroscience research. GSU, through the Atlanta Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience, has been heavily involved with this campaign for many years. We hold so many outreach events that, here in GA, we have Brain Awareness MONTH! This is a great opportunity to visit K-12 schools and teach kids all of the fantastic things you have learned as a neuroscience major.
- Student Support Services – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (SSS-STEM)
GSU’s Office of Student Success SSS-STEM program provides academic tutoring, advisement, and career development services to eligible students in the STEM areas of study.
- Academic Coaching
The office of Student Success Academic Coaching program at GSU provides mentors that help develop academic skills that can lead to success.
- Financial Resources
The office of Student Success maintains a centralized list of financial resources available to GSU students.
- Office of Disability Services
GSU’s Office of Disability Services provides support to students who face specific challenges covered by the Americans With Disabilities Act.
- Counseling Center
GSU’s Counseling Center provides mental health services to GSU students. These services include individual, couple, and group-type therapy.
- Student Health Clinic
The Student Health Clinic at GSU provides a full-range of primary medical care to GSU students, including vaccinations, sexually transmitted disease testing & treatment, and sexual assault services.
A maximum of 5.0 credit hours from NEUR 4920 or NEUR 4930 can be applied to your “Neuroscience-related Electives” requirement. For more information on receiving internship credit through Neuroscience Major Internship Program, visit: Undergraduate Internships
If you are interested in receiving credit for an internship at a site outside of GSU, utilize this form to see whether the internship may be eligible for NEUR 4920 / NEUR 4930 credit. View this form prior to contacting faculty about internship details or filling out the Internship Approval Form.
Compete this form after speaking with your internship site supervisor about the expected time commitment and duties that your internship will entail. Submission of this form initiates the approval request process, but does not guarantee you will be eligible for credit.
After you have been approved to receive NEUR 4920 / NEUR 4930 credit, you should fill out this form with your site supervisor. Both this form and the Emergency Contact Form must be signed and emailed to the Internship Coordinator, Dr. Erica Tracey (firstname.lastname@example.org) to initiate course enrollment.
After you have been approved to receive NEUR 4920 / NEUR 4930 credit, fill out this form and email both it and the Neuroscience Major Internship Agreement Form to the Internship Coordinator, Dr. Erica Tracey (email@example.com) to initiate course enrollment.
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