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Psychobiology

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science | On-Campus

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Study the mind and body

Gain insight into the human experience

Are you curious about the science behind human behavior? In the psychobiology program at HNU you will study the relationship between mind and body, and explore how the human body influences emotions and actions.

Depending on your goals, this degree can be completed as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science. The BS track is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in biological research or medicine, while the BA track is ideal for students who plan to pursue graduate study in psychology.

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Contact an enrollment counselor with any questions you have about the program.

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Career Outcomes

Where a psychobiology degree can take you

This degree will prepare you for a career in health science, medicine, research, teaching, or counseling. It also provides the foundation to easily transition into a wide range of graduate programs.

  • Professor

    University

  • Researcher

    Medical Center

  • Neuropsychologist

    Rehabilitation Facility

Why HNU

Facts & Figures

100%

All of our full-time undergraduate students receive financial assistance from Holy Names.

84%

84% of students consider their HNU advisor their mentor.

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

A program sneak preview

Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Psychopathology

Study psychological disturbances: anxiety and depressive reactions, psychoses, and character disorders.

Genetics

Explore classical and molecular genetics and learn the mechanisms and regulation of gene expression.

Physiological Psychology

Study the biological bases of behavior in animals and humans.