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B.S. in Cognitive Sciences

The B.S. in Cognitive Sciences is structured to provide students with a challenging introduction to the broad field of Cognitive Sciences that is strongly grounded in theory emphasizing experimental and computational methods.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall quarter admission
Tuition Fee: $ 45,540 
Location: IrvineCAUnited States

To ensure an intellectually coherent experience, students in the major are able to choose courses from areas including:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Experimental Psychology–Sensation, Perception, Attention, and Memory
  • Language Science
  • Computational Cognitive Science.

In addition, students are required to acquire a background in:

calculus, statistics, introductory computer programming, and some combination of the natural sciences, logic and philosophy of science, linguistics, or more advanced computer science or mathematics.

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Cognitive science is a multidisciplinary field integrating behavioral research, computational models, and neuroscience. UC Irvine provides the perfect modern environment for research training, as 1 of 62 universities in the U.S. and Canada elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, and the 9th best public university in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, 2019).

Courses include

  • Cognitive Sciences Research Seminar
  • Quantitative Methods for Cognitive Sciences Research
  • Honors Seminar in Psychology
  • Honors Experimental Psychology
  • Effective Graphical Presentation of Data
  • Cognitive Robotics Laboratory
  • MATLAB Programming

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