Language Track

The Individualized Major must consist of at least 36 credits. The courses listed below are recommended for students who are interested in the cognitive science of language. 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. 01:615:201: Introduction to Linguistic Theory (3)

  4. 01:830:351: Psychology of Language (3)

  5. 01:830:352: Psychology of Language Lab (1)

  6. 01:830:353: Language Acquisition (3) OR
    01:830:484: Language Acquisition (3)

  7. One of the following courses:
    01:730:210: Philosophy of Language (3)
    01:730:420: Philosophy of Language (3)

  8. Two or more of the following upper-level linguistics courses:
    01:615:305: Syntax (3)
    01:615:315: Phonology (3)
    01:615:325: Semantics (3)
    01:615:411: Morphology (3)
    01:615:441: Linguistics and Cognitive Science (3)
    01:615:445: Language and Cognition (3)

  9. One or more of the following courses in logic:
    01:730:201: Introduction to Logic (3)
    01:730:315: Applied Symbolic Logic (3)
    01:730:407: Intermediate Logic I (3)
    01:730:408: Intermediate Logic II (3)
    01:640:461: Mathematical Logic (3)

  10. One or more of the following courses:
    01:198:107: Computing for Math and Sciences (3)       
    01:198:111: Introduction to Computer Science (4)
    01:198:112: Data structures (4))
    01:198:314: Principles of Programming Languages (4)
    01:198:344: Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms (4)
    01:198:415: Compilers (4)
    01:198:440: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (4)
    01:198:452: Formal Languages and Automata (3)

 

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