Courses

Fall 2017 Cognitive Science Courses

Information as of 4/5/2017 and may change. Before enrolling, please consult the online schedule of classes to confirm all information.

PRE-REQUISITES and LOWER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Cog Sci 1B: Introduction to Cognitive Science (3) Instructor TBA
  • Math 1A: Calculus (4) Shende; Simon; Shin
  • Math 16A: Analytic Geometry and Calculus (3) Paulin
  • CS 61A: The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (4) Hilfinger
  • Engin 7: Introduction to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers (4) Frenklach
  • Math 55: Discrete Mathematics (4) Holtz
  • CS 70: Discrete Mathematics and Probability Theory (4) Rao, Ramchandran

 

DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS:

Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • Anthro 107: Evolution of the Human Brain (4) Deacon
  • Cog Sci C127/Psych C127: Cognitive Neuroscience (3) Ivry

Cognitive Psychology:

  • None

Computational Modeling:

  • CS 188: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (4) Instructor TBA

**Cog Sci 131 will be offered in Spring 2018**

Linguistics:

  • Linguis 100: Introduction to Linguistic Science (4) Jenks
  • Linguis 108: Introduction to Psycholinguistics (3) Gahl*

*Check with instructor regarding preparation for this course.

Philosophy:

  • Philos 3: The Nature of Mind (4) Noe**
  • Philos 12A: Introduction to Logic (4) Yalcin**
  • Philos 25A: Ancient Philosophy (4) Macfarlane**
  • Philos 132: Philosophy of Mind (4) Instructor TBA

**Students have the option to to fulfill the Philosophy requirement by taking one of the listed lower division classes (Phil 3, 12A, 25A, or 25B). Students who decide to take a lower division Philosophy course MUST  finish at least 30 upper division units in the major. Honor's thesis units (H195A or B) can replace an additional elective for students who opt for lower division Philosophy).

Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Econ 119: Psychology and Economics (4) Hawkins
  • Educ 140AC: The Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World (4) Hull
  • Psych 160: Social Psychology (3) Chen
  • Psych 166AC: Cultural Psychology (3) TBA
  • Sociol 150: Social Psychology (4) Powers

 

ELECTIVES/CONCENTRATIONS:

If you've completed a distribution group, any other separate (non-cross listed) course from that group may be used as an elective.

Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • MCB 160: Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (4) Feldman, Isacoff, Ngai
  • MCB 161: Circuit, Systems and Behavioral Science (4) Feldman, Adesnik, Scott
  • MCB 166: Biophysical Neurobiology (3) Elul, Miller

Cognitive Psychology:

  • Cog Sci C127/Psych C127: Cognitive Neuroscience (3) Irvy
  • Educ 224A: Mathematical Thinking and Problem Solving (3) Schoenfeld
  • Music 108/108M: Music Perception and Cognition (3) Instructor TBA
  • Music 109/109M: Music Cognition: The Mind Behind the Musical Ear (3) Bamberger

Computational Modeling:

  • CS 160: User Interface Design and Development (4) Instructor TBA
  • CS 170: Efficient Algorithms and Intractable Problems (4) Raghavendra
  • CS 186: Introduction to Database Systems (4) Hellerstein
  • Stat 133: Concepts in Computing with Data (3)

Linguistics:

  • Linguis 106: Metaphor (4) Sweetser
  • Linguis 110: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology (4) Lin

Philosophy:

  • Philos 140A: Intermediate Logic (4) Warren
  • Philos 178: Kant (4) Warren

Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Linguis 130: Comparative and Historical Linguistics (4) Garrett
  • Mediast 102: Effects of Mass Media (4) Timke
  • Philos 153: Chinese Philosophy (4) Shun
  • Psych 167AC: Stigma and Prejudice (3) Instructor TBA
  • Rhetoric 103A: Approaches and Paradigms in the History of Rhetorical Theory (4) Porter

Note the following courses from the Jacobs Institute course list are acceptable as an elective for Cog Sci: CS 160, CS 294-84/ME 290U

 


 

Summer 2017 Cognitive Science Courses

Information as of 02/06/17 and may change. Before enrolling, please consult the online schedule of classes to confirm all information.

 

PRE-REQUISITES and LOWER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Cog Sci N1: Introduction to Cognitive Science (3) Li (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Comp Sci 61A: The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Comp Sci 70: Discrete Mathematics and Probability Theory (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Engin W7: Introduction to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers (4) Anwar (Session B, 10 week session)
  • Math 1A: Calculus (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Math 16A: Analytic Geometry and Calculus (3) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Math 55: Discrete Mathematics (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • MCB W61: Brain, Mind, and Behavior (3) Presti (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • MCB C64: Exploring the Brain: Intro to Neuroscience (3) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)

 

DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS:

Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • None

Cognitive Psychology:

  • Cog Sci C100: Basic Issues in Cognition (3) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)

Computational Modeling:

  • None

Linguistics:

  • Cog Sci C101/Linguistics C105: The Mind and Language (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Linguis 100: Introduction to Linguistic Science (4) Instructor TBA (Session A, 1st 6 week session)

 Philosophy:

  • Philos 132: Philosophy of Mind (4) Noe (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Philos 135: Theory of Meaning (4) Khatchirian (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Philos 25A: Ancient Philosophy (4) Vlasits; Gibson** (Session A, 1st 6 week session; Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Philos 25B: Modern Philosophy (4) Crockett; Hutchinson** (Session A, 1st 6 week session; Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Philos 12A: Introduction to Logic (4) Lawrence; Rudolph** (Session A, 1st 6 week session; Session D, 2nd 6 week session)

**Students have the option to to fulfill the Philosophy requirement by taking one of the listed lower division classes (Phil 3, 12A, 25A, or 25B). Students who decide to take a lower division Philosophy course MUST take an additional upper division elective course and finish at least 30 upper division units in the major. Honor's thesis units (H195A or B) can replace an additional elective for students who opt for lower division Philosophy).

Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Anthro 166: Language, Culture, and Society (4) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Econ 119: Psychology of Economics (4) Graziani (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Education W140A: The Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World (4) Hull (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Psych N160: Social Psychology (3) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Psych 166AC: Cultural Psychology (3) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Sociology 150: Social Psychology (4) Powers (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)

 

ELECTIVES/CONCENTRATIONS:

  • Cog Sci C101/Linguistics C105: The Mind and Language (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • CS 160: User Interface Design and Development (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Education 130: Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science (4) Ham (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Linguistics 100: Introduction to Linguistic Science (4) Instructor TBA (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Linguistics 151: Language and Gender (3) Donnelly, Garrett (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Native American Studies 151: Native American Philosophy (4) Pearson (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Philos 132: Philosophy of Mind (4) Noe (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Philos 135: Theory of Meaning (4) Khatchirian (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Psychology 101: Research and Data Analysis in Psychology (4) Instructor TBA (Session C, 8 week session)
  • Psychology N134: Health Psychology (3) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Psychology N140: Developmental Psychology (3) Instructor TBA (Session D, 2nd 6 week session)
  • Psychology N150: Psychology of Personality (3) Instructor TBA (Session A, 1st 6 week session)
  • Stat 133: Concepts in Computing with Data (3) Ibser (Session B, 10 week session)

 


 

Spring 2017 Cognitive Science Courses

Information as of 10/11/16 and may change. Before enrolling, please consult the online schedule of classes to confirm all information.

 

PRE-REQUISITES and LOWER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Cog Sci 1: Intro to Cognitive Science (4) Instructor TBA
  • Math 1A: Calculus (4) Haiman
  • Math 16A: Analytic Geometry and Calculus (3) Slaman
  • CS 61A: The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (4) Garcia, Hilfinger
  • Engin 7: Intro to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers (4) TBA
  • Math 55: Discrete Mathematics (4) Serganova
  • CS 70: Discrete Mathematics and Probability Theory (4) Sahai
  • MCB C61: Brain, Mind, and Behavior (3) Presti

 

DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS: 

Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • Cog Sci/Psych C127: Cognitive Neuroscience (3) Gallant
  • Psych 133: Psychology of Sleep (3) Walker

Cognitive Psychology:

  • Cog Sci C126/Psych C126: Perception (3) Whitney
  • Linguis C146/Psych C143: Language Acquisition (3) TBA

Computational Modeling:

  • CS 188: Intro to Artificial Intelligence (4) Dragan

Linguistics:

  • Cog Sci C142/Linguis C142: Language and Thought (3) Regier
  • Linguis 100: Introduction to Linguistic Science (4) Garrett
  • Linguis 108; Introduction to Psycholinguistics (3) Gahl

Philosophy:

  • Philos 3: The Nature of Mind (4) Campbell**
  • Philos 12A: Introduction to Logic (4) Mancosu**
  • Philos 25B: Modern Philosophy (4) Ginsborg**
  • Philos 122: Theory of Knowledge (4) Holliday
  • Philos 132: Philosophy of Mind (4) Searle
  • Philos 133: Philosophy of Language (4) Yalcin

**Students have the option to to fulfill the Philosophy requirement by taking one of the listed lower division classes (Phil 3, 12A, 25A, or 25B). Students who decide to take a lower division Philosophy course MUST be sure they have at least 30 upper division units for the major (not including the lower division philosophy class). If not, you will need to take an additional upper division elective course and finish at least 30 upper division units in the major. Honor's thesis units (H195A or B) can replace an additional elective for students who opt for lower division Philosophy).

Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Cog Sci C103/Info C103/MediaStd C104C/Hist C192: History of Information (3) Nunberg, Duguid
  • Psych 160: Social Psychology (3) Mauss
  • Psych 166AC: Cultural Psychology (3) TBA
  • Sociol 150: Social Psychology (4) Powers
  • Education W140A: The Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World

 

ELECTIVES/CONCENTRATIONS:

If you've completed a distribution group, any other separate (non-cross listed) course from that group may be used as an elective.

 Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • MCB 160L: Neurobiology Lab (4) Larue, Kramer, Zucker, Ball
  • MCB 161: Circuit, Systems and Behavioral Science (4) Feldman, Adesnik, Scott
  • MCB 165: Neurobiology of Disease (3) Bateup, Ball, Lammel
  • Psych 114: Biology of Learning and Neural Plasticity (3) Wilbrecht

 Cognitive Psychology:

  • Cog Sci/Psych C127: Cognitive Neuroscience (3) Gallant
  • Educ 229A: Problem Solving and Understanding (3) Ranney
  • Psych 133: Psychology of Sleep (3) Walker

 Computational Modeling:

  • CS 160: User Interface Design and Development (4) Canny
  • CS 170: Efficient Algorithms and Intractable Problems (4) Raghavendra, Garg
  • CS 186: Intro to Database Systems (4) Hellerstein
  • *CS C280/Vision Science C280: Computer Vision (3) Efros, Malik
  • *CS 289A: Intro to Machine Learning (4) Shewchuck

 Linguistics:

  • Cog Sci C140/Linguis C160: Quantitative Methods in Linguistics (4) Johnson
  • Linguis 115: Phonology and Morphology (4) Hyman
  • Linguis 120: Introduction to Syntax and Semantics (4) Jenks
  • Linguis 121: Logical Semantics (4) Mikkelsen
  • Linguis C146/Psych C143: Language Acquisition (3) TBA

 Philosophy:

  • Philos 186B: Later Wittgenstein (4) Stroud

 Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Anthro 160AC: Forms of Folklore (4) Briggs
  • MediaSt 101: Visual Communications (4) Jackson
  • Poli Sci 161: Public Opinion, Voting and Participation (4) Middleton
  • Rhetoric 103B: Approaches and Paradigms in the History of Rhetorical Theory (4) Esmeir

 Note the following courses from the Jacobs Institute course list are acceptable as an elective for Cog Sci: BIOE 295; CS 160, DESINV 190-002, IEOR 185, IEOR 170, IEOR 191, ME 110, ME 122, NWMedia C203, PH 214, UGBA 190T/ART 100-001/THEATER 100-001 + 100-002

 


 

Fall 2016 Cognitive Science Courses

Information as of 8/18/16 and may change. Before enrolling, please consult the online schedule of classes to confirm all information.  Cog Sci 131 will be offered Fall 2016 not expected for Spring 2017 

PRE-REQUISITES and LOWER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Cog Sci 1: Intro to Cognitive Science (4) TBA
  • Math 1A: Calculus (4) Paulin, Shin
  • Math 16A: Analytic Geometry and Calculus (3) TBA
  • CS 61A: The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (4) Denero
  • Engin 7: Intro to Computer Programming for Scientists and Engineers (4) TBA
  • Math 55: Discrete Mathematics (4) Stankova
  • CS 70: Discrete Mathematics and Probability Theory (4) Walrand

 

DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS: 

Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • Anthropology 107: Evolution of the Human Brain (4) Deacon
  • Cog Sci/Psych C127: Cognitive Neuroscience (3) Ivry

 Cognitive Psychology:

  • Cog Sci C100/Psych C120: Basic Issues in Cognition (3) Instructor TBA 

 Computational Modeling:

  • Cognitive Science 131: Computational Models of Cognition (4) Griffiths
  • CS 188: Intro to Artificial Intelligence (4) TBA

 Linguistics:

  • Ling 100: Intro to Linguistic Science (4) Mikkelsen, Lin

 Philosophy:

  • Philos 135: Theory of Meaning (4) TBA
  • Note for Fall 2016: the following courses may be used to satisfy the Philosophy Distribution Group requirement, but will not count toward the 30 upper division units required for Cognitive Science: PHILOS 3, 12A, 25A

 Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Econ 119: Psychology and Economics (4) Hawkins
  • Educ 140AC: Literacy: Individual and Societal Development (3) Hull
  • Psych 160: Social Psychology (3) Chen
  • Sociol 150: Social Psychology (4) Powers

 

ELECTIVES/CONCENTRATIONS:

If you've completed a distribution group, any other separate (non-cross listed) course from that group may be used as an elective.

  Cognitive Neuroscience:

  • MCB 160: Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (4) Isacoff, Bateup, Ngai
  • MCB 166: Biophysical Neurobiology (3) Miller, Elul

  Cognitive Psychology:

  • Music 109/M: Music Cognition - The Mind Behind the Musical Ear (3) Bamberger - THIS COURSE IS A GO! 
  • Psych 121: Animal Cognition (3) Jacobs

  Computational Modeling:

  • CogSci 190:Special Topics in Cognitive Science
  • CS 160: User Interface Design and Development (4) Hartmann
  • CS 170: Efficient Algorithms and Intractable Problems (4) Christos, Papadimitriou; Trevisan
  • CS 186: Intro to Database Systems (4) TBA
  • *CS C281A: Statistical Learning Theory (3) TBA
  • *CS 287: Advanced Robotics (3) Abbeel
  • *CS 289A: Intro to Machine Learning (4) Efros, Guyon

  Linguistics:

  • Ling 106: Metaphor (4) Sweetser
  • Ling 110: Intro to Phonetics and Phonology (4) Johnson
  • Ling 121: Logical Semantics (4) Mikkelsen This class may be cancelled for Fall, to be offered in the Spring instead. Please confirm on schedule of classes. 
  • Ling 130: Comparative and Historical Linguistics (4) Garrett
  • Ling 170: History, Structure, and Sociolinguistics of Particular Language (3) Rhodes

  Philosophy:

  • Philos 138: Philosophy of Society (4) Searle
  • Philos 140B: Intermediate Logic (4) TBA
  • Philos 176: Hume (4) Martin
  • Philos 178: Kant (4) Warren

  Society, Culture, and Cognition:

  • Ling 130: Comparative and Historical Linguistics (4) Garrett
  • Ling 170: History, Structure, and Sociolinguistics of a Particular Language (3) Rhodes
  • MediaStd 102: Effects of Mass Media (4) Timke
  • MCB 160: Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (4) Isacoff, Bateup, Ngai
  • MCB 166: Biophysical Neurobiology (3) Miller, Elul
  • Rhetoric 103A: Approaches and Paradigms in the History of Rhetorical Theory (4) TBA
  • *Vision Science 265: Neural Composition (3) Olshausen

*Note: This is a graduate-level class. Consult with the sponsoring department.

 

 Jacobs Institute: If you are interested in taking a Jacobs Institute course as an elective, please see your major advisor. Please click here to visit the Jacobs Institute's course page to learn more about the institute and their offerings.

 If you would like to know what CogSci courses satisfy breadth requriements, please click here.

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