Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Psychology with a Concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

The requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy program.

72 credits, including 33 credits in required courses, 21-27 credits in elective courses, 12-24 credits in dissertation, and successful completion of a comprehensive examination.

Required
PSYC 8250Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience ((Foundations, ProSem))
PSYC 8203Experimental Foundations of Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition
PSYC 8204Experimental Foundations of Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
PSYC 8289Seminar: Current Topics in Experimental Psychology
Methods/Statistics
DNSC 6274Statistical Modeling and Analysis
DNSC 6275Advanced Statistical Modeling and Analysis
DNSC 6276Exploratory and Multivariate Data Analysis
PSYC 8202Psychological Research Methods and Procedures
Breadth
6 credits outside of the cognitive neuroscience field
Dissertation
PSYC 8998Advanced Reading and Research (taken for 6-12 credits)
PSYC 8999Dissertation Research (taken for 6-12 credits)
Electives
21-27 credits in elective courses, which may include the courses listed below and/or non-restricted courses.
PSYC 8223Seminar: Human Memory
PSYC 8251Behavioral Neuroscience
PSYC 8268Seminar: Neuropsychology
Other
Successful completion of a comprehensive examination.

*Other relevant courses may be substituted.

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