Psychology COURSES

Approved electives from psychology are listed below. Students are required to take:

  • One (1) approved course for to complete the “breadth” requirement
  • Two (2) additional courses if intending to fulfill a “depth” requirement in psychology

Students may request approval of a course not on this list by submitting a proposal and rationale to the Director of the Cognitive Science Program.

Courses marked with an asterisk may be used to satisfy either the Disciplinary requirement or the Formal Foundations requirement, but not both.


COGS 24001Prediction in Language ComprehensionSpring
PSYC 20300Biological PsychologyWinter
PSYC 20400Cognitive PsychologyAutumn, Spring
PSYC 20500Developmental PsychologySpring, Winter
PSYC 20600Social PsychologyAutumn
PSYC 20700Sensation and PerceptionSpring, Winter
PSYC 20850Introduction to Human DevelopmentAutumn
PSYC 21100Human Development Research DesignWinter
PSYC 21109Concepts and CategoriesSpring
PSYC 21135Zero to Infinity: The Psychology of NumbersNot available
PSYC 21510Neuroscience of CommunicationNot available
PSYC 21750Biological Clocks and BehaviorWinter
PSYC 22620Cognition and Overcoming its LimitsSpring
PSYC 22950Emergence and Development of Mathematics and LanguageAutumn
PSYC 23120Human Language and InteractionNot available
PSYC 23200Introduction to Language AcquisitionWinter
PSYC 23660The Disordered MindAutumn
PSYC 23720Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Language DevelopmentAutumn
PSYC 23820Attention and Working Memory in the Mind and BrainWinter
PSYC 23860Beyond Good and Evil: The Psychology of MoralitySpring
PSYC 24010Systems NeuroscienceSpring
PSYC 25101The Psychology of Decision MakingAutumn
PSYC 25500Cognitive and Social Neuroscience of AgingWinter
PSYC 25620How Children ThinkSpring
PSYC 26010Big Data in the Psychological SciencesSpring
PSYC 26780Emotion and MotivationSpring
PSYC 27010PsycholinguisticsAutumn, Spring
PSYC 28850The Biological Nature of Psychological ProblemsSpring
PSYC 28962Principles and Methods of MeasurementSpring
PSYC 28990Constructing Consciousness: Lessons on Mind and Matter from Color and CultureAutumn
PSYC 29120Human CommunicationWinter
PSYC 31900The Neuroscience of NarrativesNot available
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