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Why do we do what we do? Find out in this acclaimed program that probes the three areas of BCN (behavior, cognition, and neuroscience) through the study of biology related to the brain and the biological aspects of psychology. If you’re interested in both biology and psychology, this research-based program with a low faculty-to-student ratio is for you.
Sample Courses: Intro to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Cell Biology, Biological Diversity, Human Physiology, Developmental Psychology
Career Tracks: Professional school (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry), clinical psychologist, audiologist, neurologist, neuroscientist, neuroscience researcher, and research psychologist
Course Requirements: ENG4U, MHF4U, SCH4U and SBI4U. MCV4U is strongly recommended. SPH4U is recommended. A minimum 70% average of all attempted science and math courses is also required, excluding MDM4U.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Advanced Functions, Grade 12 Chemistry and Grade 12 Biology. Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended. Grade 12 Physics is recommended. A minimum 70% average of all attempted science and math courses is also required, excluding Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary
School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
Number of Graduates (2018)
Employment Rate of Graduates
Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Biological Sciences, 2017)
"The Behaviour, Cognition and Neuroscience program provided me with invaluable academic opportunities. An early integration into research combined with the unremitting support from admirable faculty truly inspired my passion for science and discovery. I have gained so much from this program and will continue to apply my experiences in research and medicine."
Jessica Garabon BSc (Honours) in Behaviour, Cognition and Neuroscience 
* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that’s sure to set you on a journey to a future you’ll be proud of.
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A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:
Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.
Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
Courses of study specific to each program
Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)
Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)
Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won’t want to leave.
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