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Cognitive Science Minor

The Cognitive Science Minor has been deactivated. Thus, at this time, no new Cognitive Science Minors may be declared.

Those who currently have less than 9 credit hours of the minor satisfied are encouraged to apply those credit hours towards to the Psychology BA, BS or Neuroscience BS or towards overall degree hours required by the university.

Those with greater than 9 credit hours of the minor (including credit for PSYC 101) may continue to pursue and complete the minor. May 2025 is the cut-off date for the completion of the minor. 

Students should be aware that the department does not plan to further offer PSYC 330 (Introduction to Cognitive Science), which is a core requirement of the Cognitive Science Minor.  Students with > 9 credit hours of the minor may consider either taking an equivalent PSYC 330 course at another university (e.g. North Carolina State University’s PHI/PSY 425 [Introduction to Cognitive Science] or CSC411 [Introduction to Artificial Intelligence]) or may instead opt to complete 5 courses (3-credit hours each) across three of the minor’s disciplinary areas (Behavioral, Computational, Linguistic, & Philosophical). You can find the list of courses in the archived catalog.

If you haven’t yet taken PSYC 330 and need to use one of these alternative requirements, you will need to email Dr. Vicki Chanon ( to request a THT adjustment. Please reach out to Dr. Chanon with any other additional questions you have about completing the minor.

Chanon, Vicki
Teaching Associate Professor | Director of the Cognitive Science Minor
236 Davie Hall

Neuroscience Minor

Neuroscience embodies the liberal arts experience because it draws on techniques and findings from several academic disciplines including biology, chemistry, computer science, exercise and sports science, mathematics, physics, and psychology. The Neuroscience minor provides undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain fundamental knowledge and exposure needed to pursue careers and post-graduate studies in fields related to psychology, human development and aging, health and disease, rehabilitation, biomedical research, human-machine interactions, and other emerging disciplines.

The Neuroscience minor is open to all students, including psychology majors. However, students should note that they are limited to no more than 45 credit hours within a specific department.

For current information regarding courses and requirements, please review the current catalog.

Robertson, Sabrina
Teaching Associate Professor | Director of Neuroscience Curricula
230 Davie Hall