Cognitive Neuroscience Track

The Individualized Major must consist of at least 36 credits. The courses listed below are recommended for students who are interested in cognitive neuroscience. To learn more about a course, click on the name to bring up the department’s course description and pre-requisites required (if any).

  1. One of the following courses: 01:185:201: Cognitive Science: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, recitation included (4) and/or 01:185:301: Cognition and Decision Making, recitation included (4) and/or 01:185:310: The Concept of Concepts in Cognitive Science (3) and/or 01:185:320: Research Methods in Cognitive Science (3) and/or 01:185:410: Language and Cognition (3) and/or 01:185:411: Advanced Topics in Cognitive Science I, recitation included (4).

  2. 01:185:495: Research in Cognitive Science (minimum 3 credits). Students may also fulfill this requirement via Departmental Honors or College Honors courses.

  3. Two or more of the following courses:
    01:146:245: Fundamentals of Neurobiology (3)
    01:146:295: Essentials of Cell Bio and Neuro (3)
    01:146:445: Advanced Neurobiology I (4)
    01:146:447: Advanced Neurobiology II (3)
    01:447:380: Genetics (4)
    01:447:484: Behavioral and Neural Genetics (3)
    01:119:195: Brain, Mind and Behavior (3)

  4. One or more of the following courses:
    01:730:329:  Minds, Machines and Persons (3)
    01:730:360:  Philosophical Aspects of Cognitive Science (3)
    01:730:418:  Philosophy of Mind (3)

  5. Two or more of the following courses:
    01:830:305:  Cognition (3)
    01:830:313:  Physiological Psychology (3)
    01:830:361:  Developmental Psychobiology (3)
    01:830:410:  Advanced Topics in Psychobiology (3)
    01:830:411:  Advanced Topics in Psychobiology, WI (3)
    01:830:412:  Neuropsychopharmacology (3)
    01:830:463:  Behavioral Pharmacology (3)

  6. One or more of the following courses:
    01:198:107:  Computing for Math and Sciences (3)
    01:198:111:  Introduction to Computer Science (4)
    01:198:440:  Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (4)
    01:640:338:  Discrete and Probabilistic Models in Biology (3)
    14:125:405:  Introduction to Neural Processes (3)

 

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