Sciences Students

Registration Tips for Sciences Students

  • Fulfill the core advanced philosophy requirement by taking PHI 4610 - Philosophy of Mind which satisfies a requirement for both the concentration and the minor in Cognitive Science.
     
  • Fulfill part of the core social science requirement by taking PSY 1000 - General Psychology followed by PSY 4500 - Cognitive Psychology . General Psychology is a prerequisite for all other psychology courses, and Cognitive Psychology satisfies a requirement for both the concentration and the minor in Cognitive Science.

By following the above tips, students wishing to concentrate in Cognitive Science will have completed two of the five required courses for the concentration while simultaneously fulfilling their core requirements for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. These students would need only five more courses to complete the concentration (three required courses and two electives).

Students wishing to minor in Cognitive Science will have completed two courses required for the minor. To complete the minor, these students would need to take three additional classes from the approved the list of Cognitive Science courses. The three additional courses would have to include either an approved Computer Science course or an approved Biology course.

Science students majoring in Biology, Computer Science, or Comprehensive Science will be able to count appropriate courses toward both their major and their concentration or minor in Cognitive Science.