Cognitive Science, Minor

Program Overview

Discover Cognitive Science—a young but fast-growing field focused on the study of mind from the perspectives of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and artificial intelligence.  

To complete this minor, students must choose a minimum of 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • The Linguistics of Computational Linguistics
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Programming for Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Game AI
  • Learning and Advanced Game AI
  • Sensibilities
  • Cross-linguistic Perspectives
  • Stress and the Brain
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Intelligent Virtual Agents
  • Hormones, Brain, and Behavior
  • Advanced Topics in Linguistics
  • Language-Endowed Intelligent Agents

See course catalog for details



The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575


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