Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum

E-mail: psych-advising@illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Minimum required concentration and supporting course work equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses. Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in Psychology must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation is 120.

Students must also complete the Campus General Education requirements  including the campus general education language requirement.

Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Psych Introduction
Statistics course:3-5
Intro to Statistics
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Behavioral Neuroscience
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Social Psych
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Psych of Personality
Select one concentration core course:3
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Images of Mind
Concentration research methods course:4
Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Select 4 elective courses from any of the following:12
Intro to Brain and Cognition (if not chosen as the core course)
Images of Mind (if not chosen as the core course)
The Psychology of Aging
Memory and Amnesia
Cognitive Neuroscience
Principles of Psychophysiology
Language and the Brain
Evolutionary Neuroscience
Cognitive Psychophysiology
Neurobio of Aging
Cog Neuroscience of Vision
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (taught by faculty members in the Cognitive Neuroscience program area)
Adv Current Topics in Psych (taught by faculty members in the Cognitive Neuroscience program area)
Total Hours35