Degree Requirements

The Major

The Minor

The Honours Minor in Cognitive Science comprises at least 30 credits, distributed as follows:

A.  Students must take all of the following courses (18 credits):

Course Code Weight Course Title
COGS/LING 2800 3.0 Language and Mind
Psych 1010 6.0 Introduction to Psychology
COGS/PHIL 2160 3.0 Minds, Brains, and Machines
AP/PHIL 2240 3.0 Introduction to Philosophy of Mind
PSYCH 2260 3.0 Cognition

B. Students must take 6 credits from the following list:

Course Code Weight Course Title
PHIL3260 3.0 Philosophy of Psychology
PHIL 3265 3.0 Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 3635 3.0 Philosophy of Neuroscience
COGS/PHIL 3750 3.0 Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

C. Students must take 6 credits from the following list:

Course Code Weight Course Title
PHIL 4080 3.0 Seminar in the Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 4082 3.0 Philosophy of Cognitive Science
PHIL 4083 3.0 Philosophy of Clinical Psychology
PHIL 4084 3.0 Animals & the Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 4085 3.0 Philosophy of Psychiatry

 

Honours Minor in Cognitive Science BA Program
The Honours Minor BA program described may be combined with an approved Honours BA program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, or Science and Engineering.  For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that may be pursued jointly with other Faculties.