Coursework

Courses for Major Requirements


Cog Sci courses offered in Fall 2020: Click one of the links below:

Below are the general requirements and courses that count for them, for the old curriculum – the new curriculum will be added later:

Introductory courses: 3 courses total, one from each category below:

  • Linguistics:
    • LGCS 010 PO
  • Cognitive Science:
    • LGCS 011 PO
    • COGS 011 PZ
  • Computer Science:
    • CSCI 051P PO
    • CSCI 051A PO
    • CSCI 005 HM  *NOTE: Taking the introductory HMC course means that you will need to complete subsequent CS courses at HMC

Distribution Requirement: 3 courses total, one selected from three of the four categories:

  • Linguistics:
    • LGCS 105 PO
    • LGCS 108 PO
  • Psychology Methods:
    • LGCS 124 PO
    • PSYC 160 PO
    • PSYC 162 PO
    • PSYC 189F PO
    • PSYC 189L PO
  • Philosophy of Mind:
    • PHIL 080 PO
    • PHIL 030 JT or PZ
    • NEW! PHIL 179 PZ
  • Cognition and the Arts:
    • NEW! DANC 170 PO
    • MUS 091 PO
    • PSYC 126 PZ
    • PSYC 128 PZ
    • PSYC 182 PZ

Sub-Concentration Requirement: 3 courses within one of the sub-concentrations; courses already meeting another requirement cannot be used:

  • Psychology:
    • LGCS 121 PO or PSYC 127 PZ
    • LGCS 130 PO, PSYC 101 PZ, or PSYC 141 PO
    • NEW! LGCS 135 PO
    • PSYC 096 CM
    • PSYC 108 PO [NOTE: PSYC 105 PZ is equivalent]
    • PSYC 123 PO or PSYC 123 SC
    • PSYC 158 PO or PSYC 103 SC   *NOTE: These are introductory psychology statistics courses, one of which must be taken for this subconcentration
    • PSYC 160 PO
    • PSYC 162 PO
  • Computer Science:
    • NEW! COGS 123 PZ
    • CSCI 054 PO or CSCI 060 HM
    • CSCI 062 PO or CSCI 070 HM or CSCI 046 CMC
    • CSCI 081 PO (no longer being offered) or CSCI 101 PO
    • CSCI 124 PO
    • CSCI 151 PO
    • CSCI 152 HM
    • CSCI 158 PO
    • CSCI 159 PO
    • LGCS 129 PO

Seminar: 1 of the following courses:

  • LGCS 181 PO
  • LGCS 185C PO
  • LGCS 185P PO
  • LGCS 185S PO
  • PSYC 180H PO

Senior Thesis: 2 semesters of LGCS191 PO (.5 credit each semester)