CGS Cognitive Science Program

Courses in CGS:
CGS 001Introduction to Cognitive Science (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Pass One open to Cognitive Science majors only. Introduction to the interdisciplinary cognitive scientific approach to the study of mind, drawing concepts and methods from psychology, philosophy, linguistics, artificial intelligence, and other disciplines. (Same course as PHI 010.) (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
CGS 098Directed Group Study (0.5-5) Active
Variable—1-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study in cognitive science. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
CGS 099Special Study for Lower Division Students (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special study for lower division students. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
CGS 107Neuroeconomics/Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (PSC 100 or PSC 100Y or PSC 135 or ECN 100A or ARE 100A or NPB 162 or NPB 163); (STA 013 or STA 013Y or STA 100 or PSC 103A); or Consent of Instructor. Theoretical and empirical approaches to neuroeconomics (neuroscience of decision making) from psychology, neuroscience, economics, and computer science. Neuroscience of judgment and decision making, behavioral economics, and reinforcement learning. (Same course as ECN 107 and PSC 133.) (Letter.) GE credit: SL, SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
CGS 138Consciousness and Cognition (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (PSC 001 or PSC 001Y); PSC 041; (PSC 100 or PSC 100Y or PSC 135). Current theoretical and empirical evidence in the study of cognition and consciousness. Theories of consciousness, psychological and neural basis of conscious and unconscious processes such as attention, intentionality, and dreams. (Same course as PSC 138.) (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
CGS 192Fieldwork in Cognitive Science (1-5) Active
Fieldwork—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Supervised internship off and on campus, in community and institutional settings. May be repeated up to 12 Unit(s). (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
CGS 194HASpecial Study for Honors Students (3) Active
Independent Study—9 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Senior standing in Cognitive Science; qualifications for admission into college honors program. Directed research. Supervised reading, research and writing leading to submission of a Senior Honors thesis under the direction of faculty sponsor. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
CGS 194HBSpecial Study for Honors Students (3) Active
Independent Study—9 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Senior standing in Cognitive Science; qualifications for admission into college honors program. Directed research. Supervised reading, research and writing leading to submission of a Senior Honors thesis under the direction of faculty sponsor. (Letter.) Effective: 2020 Spring Quarter.
CGS 198Directed Group Study (0.5-5) Active
Variable—1-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study in cognitive science. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
CGS 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special study for advanced undergraduates. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.