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Caleb Jones

Major: 
Neurobiology
Graduation: 
Spring 2014

Caleb spent three semesters in Undergraduate Studies and then declared a major in neurobiology after taking various biology courses. He will begin medical school this fall.

“The School of Undergraduate Studies gave me a chance to analyze several majors. I liked not having to jump into a major when I first started college.”

Studying Neurobiology
I initially chose human biology because I thought it would be the most interesting biology major. However, once I took neurophysiology, I decided to change to neurobiology because I was fascinated with the nervous system. I enjoy keeping up with current research in the field since it is rapidly expanding every day.

One of the most surprising things about my major is that there is still a lot to be discovered about the nervous system. Some facets of the nervous system are still a mystery, making