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2019-2020 Course Catalog

Requirements for the minor in cognitive science

  1. COSC 105: Introduction to Cognitive Science
  2. Six additional courses, five of which must be in departments other than the student's major.
    Courses must be from at least three of the following groups:
    1. Philosophical Foundations
      • PHIL 150: Symbolic Logic
      • PHIL 300: Epistemology
      • PHIL 305: Experimental Philosophy
      • PHIL 330: Philosophy of Science
      • PHIL 347: Valuing Art: The Philosophy and Psychology of Aesthetic Appreciation
      • PHIL 410: Philosophy of Mind
      • PHIL 420/LING 420: Topics in Logic
    2. Computation
      • CMSC 150: Introduction to Computer Science
      • CMSC 205: Data-Scientific Programming
      • CMSC 208: Machine Learning
      • CMSC 210: Introduction to Scientific Programming
      • CMSC 470: Artificial Intelligence
      • CMSC 515: Theory of Computation
      • MATH 450: Bayesian Statistics
    3. Neuroscience
      • NESC 200: Introduction to Neuroscience
      • PSYC 282: Neuroscience Research Techniques
      • PSYC 350: Psychopharmacology and Behavior
      • PSYC 365: Brain and Behavior
      • PSYC 420: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience
      • BIOL 340/PSYC 580: Topics in Neuroscience
    4. Cognitive Processes
      • COSC 345/ANTH 345/EDST345/PSYC 345: Distributed Cognition and the Extended Mind
      • ECON 225: Decision Theory
      • ECON 410: Advanced Game Theory and Applications
      • EDST 180/PSYC 180: Psychology of Learning
      • PSYC 260 or 265: Developmental Psychology
      • PSYC 290: Developmental Psychopathology
      • PSYC 340: Cognitive Psychology
      • PSYC 370: Perception
    5. Language
      • ANTH 330/LING 330: Language and Culture
      • ANTH 531/LING 531: Semiotics
      • LING 150: Introduction to Linguistics
      • LING 335: Words, Words, Words: Introduction to Lexical Semantics
      • LING 340: Introduction to Syntax
      • LING 350: Introduction to Phonology
      • LING 355: Child Language Acquisition
      • LING 370/PSYC 375: Phonetics
      • LING 380: Introduction to Morphology
      • LING 450: Topics in the Psychology of Language
      • LING 470: Cognitive Linguistics
      • LING 545/EDST 545/PSYC 545: Gesture Studies
      • PHIL 400/LING 400: Philosophy of Language
      • PHIL 405/LING 405: How to Do Things With Words

COSC 300: Topics in Cognitive Science may be counted in a group above that corresponds to the specific topic, with approval from the director of cognitive science.