Course Catalog

Provided below are descriptions of courses that fulfill cognitive science requirements. Background courses, which do not count toward certificate or PhD requirements, are also described. Some courses taught on an ad hoc basis may not appear in this list; ICS students will be notified of these classes. An asterisk indicates that only some sections of this course, depending on content and/or instructor, count toward the certificate.

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Institute of Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Education
Linguistics
Philosophy
Psychology and Neuroscience
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Other Departments

Institute of Cognitive Science

Select the course number for a complete description.

xxxx-1-1, Topics in Cognitive Science

This interdiscipinary graduate seminar is a requirement of the PhD in Cognitive Science. Interdiscipinary reading of innovative theories and methodologies of cognitive science. Students participate in the ICS Distinguished Speakers series that host internationally recognized cognitive scientists who share and discuss their current research. Session discussions include analysis of leading edge and controversial new approaches in cognitive science.

Cross-listed as PSYC 7775, LING 7775, CSCI 7772, EDUC 7775, SLHS 7775, PHIL 7810

xxxx-2-2, Cognitive Science Practicum
This course is designed for advanced graduate students pusuing a joint PhD in an approved core discipline and cognitive science. Over the course of a year you will independently create and execute an interdisciplinary research project in cognitive science that integrates at least two areas within the cognitive sciences; e.g., psychology, computer science, linguistics, education, philosophy, speech, language, and hearing sciences. Students will need to get commitments from two mentors from two different departments for their project.

Cross-listed as PSYC 7415-7425, LING 7415-7425, PHIL 7415-7425, EDUC 6506-6516, CSCI 7412-7422

xxxx-3, Issues and Methods in Cognitive Science
This course is the required cognitive science introductory course. It is typically offered during the spring semester, and the offering department varies. Consult the official ICS course list each semester.

Cross-listed as CSCI 6402, EDUC 6504, LING 6200, PHIL 6310, and PSYC 6200. Instructors: J Martin; M Eisenberg

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Computer Science

Interdisciplinary Courses

CSCI 5832-3, Natural Language Processing. (Same as LING 5832.)
Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.

CSCI 5838, User Centered Design. (Same as CSCI 4839.)
Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.

CSCI 5919, HCC Survey & Synthesis:  Foundations & Trajectories (formerly HCC S&S 1)
Recommended prerequisites: CSCI 4838 or 5839. Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.

CSCI 5929, HCC Survey & Synthesis:  New Disciplinary Directions (formerly HCC S&S 2)

CSCI 6402-001, Methods of Cognitive Science (combined with EDUC6504/LING6200/PHIL6310/PSYC6200)

CSCI 7222, Probabilistic Models of Human and Machine Learning

CSCI 7782-3, Topics in Cognitive Science
Restricted to graduate students or instructor consent only.

Approved Courses

CSCI 5352-3, Network Analysis and Modeling

CSCI 5582-3, Artificial Intelligence
Prerequisites: CSCI 3155 or equivalent. (Same as ECEN 5583. Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.)

CSCI 5622-3, Machine Learning
Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only, or instructor consent.

CSCI 5722 (3), Computer Vision
Restricted to graduate students or Computer Science Concurrent Degree majors only.

CSCI 6302 (3), Speech Recognition and Synthesis
Prerequisites: CSCI 5582 or 5832, or LING 5200, and graduate standing or instructor consent

CSCI 6446-3, Chaotic Dynamics

CSCI 6622 (3), Advanced Machine Learning
Prerequisites: CSCI 5622 or instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

CSCI 7000-005, Current Topics in Computer Science
Prerequisites: instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

CSCI 7212-3
Topics in Symbolic Artificial Intelligence.
Prequisites: CSCI 5582 or instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

CSCI 7222-3, Topics in Nonsymbolic Artificial Intelligence
Prerequisites: CSCI 5622 or instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

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School of Education

Background Course

EDUC 3202-3, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Approved Courses

EDUC 5105-3, Teaching for Understanding and Equity

EDUC 6318-3, Psychological Foundations of Education
Restricted to graduate students only.

EDUC 6328-3, Advanced Child Groth and Educational Development

EDUC 6338-3, Cognitive Processes in Education

EDUC 6358-3, Children's Thinking

EDUC 7386-3, Educational Evaluation

EDUC 7456-3, Advanced Multivariate Methods:  Multi-level and Latent Variable Modeling

EDUC 8135-3, Seminar: Research on Teaching

EDUC 8145-3, Seminar: Research on Teacher Education and Learning to Teach

NOTE: EDUC 8135 and 8145 will be combined and offered as one class under 8145 effective 05/06.

EDUC 8348, Seminar in Human Development
Prerequisites: EDUC 6318. EDUC 8210, or instructor consent.

EDUC 8358-3, Seminar: Human Learning
Prerequisites: EDUC 6318, EDUC 8210, or instructor consent.

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Linguistics

Select the course number for a complete description.

Interdisciplinary Courses

LING 5200 (3), Introduction to Computational Corpus Linguistics
Restricted to graduate standing or instructor consent.

LING 5300-3, Research in Psycholinguistics
Prerequisites: at least one graduate-level course in linguistics, psychology, or computer science. Same as PSYC 5300

LING 6260-3, Knowledge Representation and Language Structure

LING 6560, Language Acquisition
Prerequisites: LING 5410, LING 5420, and LING 5430, or instructor consent.

LING 7800 (3), Open Topics in Linguistics
Prerequisites: instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

Approved Courses

LING 6300-004, Special Topics Introduction to Computational Lexical Semantics

LING 6450-3, Syntactic Analysis
Restricted to graduate students.

LING 7410-3, Phonological Theory
Prerequisite: LING 5410 or equivalent. Restricted to graduate students only.

LING 7420-3, Syntactic Theory
Prerequisite: LING 5420 or equivalent. Restricted to graduate students only.

LING 7430-3, Semantic Theory
Prerequisite: LING 5430 or instructor consent

LING 7800 (3), Open Topics in Linguistics. 
Prerequisite: instructor consent. Restricted to graduate students only.

Background Courses

LING 2000-3, Introduction to Linguistics.

LING 3430-3, Semantics
Prerequisite: LING 2000 or equivalent. Restricted to junior or senior Linguistics majors only.

LING 4220-3, Psycholinguistics
This undergraduate course studies the processes of perceiving speech and interpreting it as meaningful and of expressing communicative intentions as utterances. Roles of the brain and of perceptual and motor systems are emphasized. Writing, gestural, and animal communicative systems are also treated. Same as PSYC 4220.

LING 4560-3, Language Development. (Same as SLHS 4560 and PSYC 4560.)
Restricted to Linguistics majors only. Prerequisites: LING 2000 and PSYC 1001.

LING 5030-3, Linguistic Phonetics
Restricted to graduate students only

LING 5420-3, Morphology and Syntax (Same as LING 4420. Restricted to graduate students only.)

LING 5430-3, Semantics and Pragmatics
Prerequisite: LING 5420 or instructor consent

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Philosophy

Select the course number for a complete description.

Approved Courses

PHIL 5300-3, Philosophy of Mind (Same as PHIL 4300.)
Restricted to graduate students only.

PHIL 5340-3, Epistemology

PHIL 5360-3, Metaphysics (Same as PHIL 4360.)
Restricted to graduate students only.

PHIL 5400-3, Philosophy of Science (Same as PHIL 4400.)
Restricted to Philosophy graduate students only.

PHIL 5490-3, Philosophy of Language (Same as PHIL 4490.)
Restricted to Philosophy graduate students only.

PHIL 6300-3, Seminar in Philosophy of Mind
Restricted to Philosophy graduate students only

PHIL 6340-3, Seminar in Epistemology
Restricted to graduate students only

PHIL 6380-3, Seminar in Metaphysics
Restricted to graduate students only

PHIL 6400-3, Seminar in Philosophy of Science
Restricted to Philosophy graduate students only

PHIL 6490-3 PHIL-6490-3, Seminar in Philosophy of Language
Restricted to graduate students only

Background Courses

PHIL 2440-3, Symbolic Logic

PHIL 3480-3, Critical Thinking in Philosophy (Approved for Arts and Sciences core curriculum: critical thinking.)

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Psychology and Neuroscience

PSYC 2145, Introductory Cognitive Psychology 
Prerequisite: PSYC 1001

PSYC 3111, Psyc Sciences II  (PSYC 3105, Experimental Methods in Psychology)
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001 and 3101. Recommended prereq., PSYC 2145

NRSC 4015, Affective Neuroscience 
Prerequisites: PSYC 2012 or NRSC 2100, or instructor consent, junior or senior standing. Same as NRSC 5015

NRSC 4032, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Prerequisites: PSYC 2012 or 4052, or LPHY 3730, or NRSC 2100 or 4052, or instructor consent, junior or senior standing. Same as NRSC 5032

PSYC 4145, Advanced Cognitive Psychology
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001, 2145, and 3101. Same as PSYC 5145

PSYC 4165, Psychology of Perception
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001 and 3101, junior or senior standing

PSYC 4175, Computational Cognitive Neuroscience 
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001, 2012, 2145, and 3101. Same as PSYC 5175. Junior or senior PSYC majors only

PSYC 4220, Language and Mind
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001 and LING 200. Same as LING 4220

PSYC 4521, Critical Thinking in Psychology
Prerequisite: Senior or fifth-year senior standing

PSYC 4541, Special Topics in Psychology
Prerequisite:  Restricted to students with 57-180 credits, PSYC majors only

NRSC 5032, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5175, Computational Cog Neuroscience

PSYC 5541, Special Topics in Psychology
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5665, Proseminar: Perception and Attention
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5685, Proseminar: Research Methods
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5695, Proseminar: Memory
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5741, General Statistics

PSYC 5751, General Statistics (Continuation of PSYC 5741.)
Prerequisite: Instructor consent required. Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5815, Proseminar: Language
Prerequisite: Instructor consent required

PSYC 5815, Proseminar: Advanced Experimental Psychology
Prerequisite: Instructor consent required

PSYC 5825, Proseminar: Executive Function
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 5835, Proseminar: Thinking
Prerequisite: Restricted to Graduate Students only

NRSC 5911, Teaching of Neuroscience
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 6200, Issues and Methods in Cognitive Science

PSYC 7215, Seminar: Reinforcement Learning

PSYC 7215, Seminar: Experimental Psychology

PSYC 7415, Cognitive Science Research Practicum
Prerequisites: CSCI 6402 OR EDUC 6504 OR LING 6200 OR PHIL 6310 OR PSYC 6200
Recommended prerequisite: CSCI 7762 or EDUC 6505 or LING 7762 or PHIL 7310 or PSYC 7762. Same as LING 7415, CSCI 7412, PHIL 7415, and EDUC 6506

PSYC 7425, Cognitive Science Research Practicum 2 
Prerequisites: LING 7415 or PSYC 7415 or CSCI 7412 or EDUC 6506. Same as LING 7425, CSCI 7422, PHIL 7425, and EDUC 6516

PSYC 7536, Personality and Social Psychology
Prerequisite:  Restricted to Graduate Students only

PSYC 7775, Topics in Cognitive Science 
Prerequisites:  Restricted to students enrolled in LCS Cognitive Science Academic Programs. Same as LING 7775, CSCI 7772, EDUC 7775, and SLHS 7775

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Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Approved Courses

SLHS 5242-3, Language Disorders in School-Age Children
Prerequisite: graduate standing and undergraduate background in SLHS

SLHS 5282-3, Acquired Cognitive Disorders

SLHS 5293-3, Acquired Language Disorders in Adults
Prerequisite: graduate standing

SLHS 5302-3, Phonological Disorders

SLHS 5576-2, Communication Neuroscience

SLHS 5612-3, Learning Disabilities
Prerequisite: SLHS 5242 or 5293

SLHS 7000-3, Research Designs in Human Communication Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisite: basic statistics

SLHS 7100-3, Cognitive Bases of Human Communication and Its Disorders

SLHS 8206-3, Perception/Production Theories in Human Communication  Sciences and Disorders
Prerequisite: doctoral student standing or instructor consent

Background Courses

SLHS 2010-3, Science of Human Communication (Approved for Arts and Sciences core curriculum: natural science)

SLHS 3136-5, Speech and Hearing Science
Prerequisites: EPOB  3420 or PSYC 2012 and 2022 and SLHS 2010)

SLHS 4502-3, Language Disorders - Child and Adult
Prerequisite: SLHS 4560

SLHS 4560-3, Language Development
Prerequisites: PSYC 1001 and LING 2000. Same as LING 4560 and PSYC 4560

SLHS 4576-2, Communication Neuroscience
Prerequisites: SLHS 2010, 3136, and one course in biological science)

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Other Departments

Students may petition the ICS Curriculum Committee to accept courses in other departments in which an ICS faculty member resides.

* Please check with advisor to ensure that these courses fulfill requirements

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