Cognitive Science

Catalog Year 2018-2019

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Calculus or Discrete Mathematics (MATH 201 Prerequisite: MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics or equivalent) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 150) 3 credits
Communication GE Requirement (COMM 100) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credit 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Computer Science (CSIS 201) 3 credits
General Concentration BIOL Requirement (BIOL 221 or BIOL 211) 4 credits
Fine Arts GE Requirement (or Elective Credit if took HUMA 290) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Philosophy & Literature GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credit 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Introduction to Computer Science II (CSIS 202) 3 credits
General Concentration BIOL Requirement (BIOL 222 or BIOL 212) 4 credits
Lifelong FitnessGE Requirement 2 credits
BIBL Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Statistical Procedures (PSYC 240) 3 credits
General Concentration Elective 3 credits
Elective Credit 10 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Knowledge & What there is (PHIL 335) 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Elective Credits 10 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Research Methods (PSYC 391) 3 credits
Senior Seminar (PSYC 490) 1 credits
Neuroscience (BIOL 335) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective Credits 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Neuroscience (PSYC 320) 3 credits
Advanced Research methods (PSYC 392) 3 credits
HIstory & Systems of Psychology (PSYC 450) 3 credits
Elective Credits 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits