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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cognitive Science Minor

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Advisement for the minor is available from the Psychology  Department. 

The cognitive science minor is an interdisciplinary minor drawing on psychology, linguistics, computer science, philosophy, neuroscience and anthropology, among other fields. The study of these disciplines provides insight into how the human mind works and why it works the way it does. Cognitive scientists also are involved in cutting-edge applications: creating expert decision-making systems, programming driverless automobiles, developing educational software and predicting online purchases.

  • Complete a minimum of 5 courses from the following.

  • Courses must be taken from at least 3 different disciplines.

  • Earn grades of C or better in all courses taken for the minor.

  • At least 2 courses must be at the 300/400 level.


This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Undergraduate Minor Policies

Salisbury University minors require:

  • The completion of at least 18 credits with grades of C or better.
  • At least 15 credits applied toward the minor must be coursework that is not used to satisfy General Education requirements.
  • At least 9 credits must be earned at SU.

Minor Requirements

Complete the Following Core Courses (2 Courses):

Complete 1 Elective Course if Only 2 Foundational Courses Taken Above (0-1 Course)

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