Cognitive Science, Minor

Cognitive science is the empirical study of intelligent systems, including the human mind. An interdisciplinary science, it combines results from biology, computer science, linguistics, mathematics, neuroscience, philosophy and psychology to the study of language processing, perception, action, learning, concept formation, inference and other activities of the mind, with applications for information technology and the study of artificial intelligence.

Minor Requirements
Core Course
COGS 1001/CIS 1400/LING 1005/PHIL 1840/PSYC 1333Introduction to Cognitive Science1
Breadth Requirement
Select one course each from three of the following areas:3
Introduction to Experimental Psychology
Language and Thought
Introduction to Computer Programming
Programming Languages and Techniques I
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction to Formal Linguistics
History of Modern Philosophy
Introduction to Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Introduction to Brain and Behavior
Concentration Requirement
Select two courses from a single concentration: 12
Cognitive Neuroscience
Computation and Cognition
Language and Mind
Total Course Units6

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The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.