Thanks everyone for the responses! I'm actually very interested in many different subjects... but obviously i can't have 5 majors! So what I've decided to do is major in psychology, minor in neuroscience, and take pre-med courses all at UCLA. I'm thinking that some of the neuroscience courses should overlap with the pre-med reqs anyways? I'm not sure though....
Thanks MJ! I'm really looking forward to it. Do you think i'll be able to finish in 2 years?... or is 3 more realistic?Yes, I have tons of friends at UCLA who are psychology and psychobiology majors. UCLAs psych program is very strong and in general has great professors. Its a great path for a premed as its not too difficult but will be very interesting and challenging enough. It also adds another dimension to your application. My brother is psych at UCLA and applying this cycle (not on SDN), he has gotten great response at his interviews.
Neurosci minor is also possible but I would NOT recommend it. I mean you would think it helps ur application but its not a significant addition. Stick with psych and try to keep your GPA as high as possible, thats the only advice I have. Psych at UCLA is great. Good luck.
I was interested in majoring in psychobiology but went with psych now the problem is that I can not change my major since I'm a transfer student.if you are interested in psychology and also med school, UCLA's psychobiology major is perfect for you. It knocks out all the core prereq classes med schools require like chemistry, physics and biology, and you do psychology core/elective classes.
UCLA also has a neuroscience minor that has a ton of overlap with the other science majors but i'm not sure how that will fit in to your limited time here.
Difference between Psychobiology and Psychology major and Biology minor?