Yes, Georgia Tech offers credit for many AP exams, generally for exam scores of 4 or 5. Check out a list of AP, IB and SAT-II subject exam equivalencies.
Neuroscience is an excellent preparation for medical school! The pre-health track in the degree allows you to take all of the classes that are normally expected for admission to medical school. These include a year each of biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, calculus, English, and physics, along with anatomy and biochemistry. The Office of Pre-health Advising and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) are great resources for pre-health students. Make an early start preparing for pre-med (as well as pre-dental, pre-veterinary, pre-nursing and pre-PT) by participating in the Explore Living Learning Community.
There are outstanding opportunities fro undergraduates to get involved in research projects in the world renown research labs at Georgia Tech. Undergraduates receive academic credit or a stipend for research. Many students receive the Presidents Undergraduate Research Award that provides a stipend and travel funds to support attendance at professional conferences.
A great place to start is by reading through the faculty research profiles on the Neuro at Tech Research Portal.
Yes, the co-op program at Georgia Tech provides outstanding opportunities to gain professional experiences, as well as a pay heck, while completing your studies. The Center for Career and Discovery and Development (C2D2) is the place to go to explore co-op and internship assignments.
Possbly not. If you change your major when you have 60 or fewer credits, most (or all) of your credit will most likely be applied to the requirements in the B.S. in Neuroscience program. You should discuss this with your academic advisor.
Neuroscience-specific courses can be taken during the Scotland Summer Program. Other options for study abroad include faculty-led programs in Lyon, France, and Spain; in the Pacific Program (News Zealand, Australia, Fiji), and at Oxford (U.K.). Other students go to Hong Kong or Munich or to Georgia Tech's campus in Lorraine (France). The Office of International Education has a long list of opportunities!
No, a minor in neuroscience is not currently offered.
See our academic advisors Is it possible to declare neuroscience as a second major?