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Cognitive Science major

The major in Cognitive Science will launch in the fall 2017. Additional details coming soon.

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Explore the expanse of the mind.

Cognitive science is the study of the mind — thought, learning and mental organization — through the integrated use of methods and concepts from various disciplines. This interdisciplinary major will include studies in psychology, philosophy, computer science, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, mathematics, linguistics, biology and anthropology.

Learn through experiential courses.

The cognitive science major gives students the opportunity to study cognition through a diverse and multidisciplinary curriculum, which culminates in an integrative capstone seminar.

Cognitive Science

You might like the Cognitive Science major if you

✓ Have a strong background in science and mathematics

✓ Like thinking critically and solving problems

✓ Like considering questions of the mind

✓ Like working with computers

✓ Have a strong imagination

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