Cognitive Science minor requirements
Requirements for the Minor in Cognitive Science (18.00 credits):
COGS 200 Introduction to Cognitive Science 3 crs.
COGS 400 Cognitive Science Capstone Seminar 4 crs.
Students who are majoring in Philosophy, Psychology or Computer Science are required to complete an additional 12 credits consisting of four approved courses from at least two of the following groups outside of their academic major:
Students who are majoring in other areas must take at least one course from each of the following groups plus an additional course for a total of 18 credits.
Group A) Philosophy:
PHIL 300 - Philosophy and Knowledge
PHIL 333 - Special Topics – when appropriate
PHIL 400 - Philosophy of Language and Mind
PHIL 450 - Great Figures – when appropriate
PHIL 490 – Seminar – when appropriate
PHIL 491 – Symposium – when appropriate
Group B) Psychology:
PSYC 240 - Learning
PSYC 245 - Human Motivation
PSYC 340 - Human Cognition
PSYC 350 - Physiological Psychology
PSYC 355 - Sensation and Perception
PSYC 285 - Topics in Psychology – when appropriate
PSYC 490 – Seminar – when appropriate
Group C) Computer Science:
CSIS 110 - Introduction to Computer Science
CSIS 120 - Introduction to Programming
CSIS 210 - Data Structures
CSIS 220 - Assembly Language and Computer Architecture
CSIS 251 - Discrete Structures 1
CSIS 351 - Discrete Structures II
CSIS 375 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
CSIS 200 - Topics in Computer Science – when appropriate
CSIS 201 - Topics in Computer Science with Laboratory – when appropriate
CSIS 400 - Advanced Topics in Computer Science – when appropriate
CSIS 401 - Advanced Topics in Computer Science with Laboratory– when appropriate 12 crs.
One of the co-directors of the Cognitive Science Program must approve the particular selection of courses in order to assure overall coherence and breadth.