Cognitive science is the study of the mind – thought, learning and mental organization – through the integrated use of methods and concepts from various disciplines, including psychology, philosophy, computer science, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, mathematics, linguistics, biology and anthropology.

Learn through experiential courses.

The cognitive science program provides students with a layered curriculum that balances exposure to a broad range of concepts and methods for studying cognition, alongside the opportunity to pursue specific disciplines in depth. The program culminates in an integrative capstone course.

Some of the classes you'll take:

  • General Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Cellular Neurobiology
  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Self, Language and Social Interaction
  • Psychological Measurements and Statistics

For a complete listing of required courses for the program in cognitive science, please visit the Marquette University Online Bulletin at this link.

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