Cognitive Science Major

Description: A program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.

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Cognitive Science Major

What Courses Do Cognitive Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Cognitive Science majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer science
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology

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