Vision 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 vision. 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. 01:830:301:  Sensation and Perception (3)

  4. 01:830:302:  Sensation and Perception Lab (1)

  5. 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)
    01:198:344:  Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms (4)
    01:198:428:  Introduction to Computer Graphics (4)
    01:198:440:  Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (4)
    14:125:405:  Introduction to Neural Processes (3)

  6. One or more of the following courses:
    01:640:300:  Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (3)
    01:640:338:  Discrete and Probabilistic Models in Biology (3)   
    01:640:428:  Graph Theory (3)
    01:640:461:  Mathematical Logic (3)
    01:640:477:  Mathematical Theory of Probability (3)
    01:640:478:  Probability 2 (3)
    01:640:481:  Mathematical Theory of Statistics (3)
    01:960:379:  Basic Probability Theory (3)
    01:960:381:  Theory of Probability (3)
    01:960:382:  Theory of Statistics (3)

  7. One or more of the following courses:
    01:730:328:  Philosophy of Psychology (3)
    01:730:329:  Minds, Machines and Persons (3)
    01:730:360:  Philosophical Aspects of Cognitive Science (3)     
    01:730:418:  Philosophy of Mind (3)

  8. One or more of the following courses:
    01:830:305:  Cognition (3)
    01:830:307:  Perception in Cognitive Science (3)
    01:830:313:  Physiological Psychology (3)
    01:830:480:  Topics in Visual Perception (3)
    01:146:245:  Fundamentals of Neurobiology (3)
    01:146:295:  Essentials of Cell Bio and Neuro (3)

 

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