Jul 18, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025 
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025

Cognitive Science Pathway

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Discover Cognitive Science: a young but fast-growing field focused on the study of the mind from the perspectives of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and artificial intelligence.  This pathway will introduce students to the major ideas and theories from these areas, as they relate to the study of mind and intelligence. 


To complete this integrative pathway, students must choose a minimum of 12 credits as described below.  Only four (4) credits can be applied from the HASS (INQR) courses listed below to this pathway.   Any 2000, or 4000-level COGS course is acceptable; excluding all Independent Studies (2940/4940) and Undergraduate Research Projects (2941/4941).

Introduction to Cognitive Science (below) is required for this Pathway. 

Choose remaining credits from the following:

Courses cross-listed may not both be taken:


Students who are specifically interested in artificial intelligence (AI) may wish to choose their free course selections from the following list: 

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