Cognitive Neuroscience Minor

Admissions Requirements

  1. Interested students must be accepted into one of three eligible concentration areas within the USC Psychology Ph.D. Program: Clinical-Community, School, or Quantitative
  2. Students must be in good standing in the Psychology Ph.D. Program

Degree Requirements (12 hours)

Students must make a B or better in four 700/800-level courses focused on cognition, neuroscience, or both as approved by the program director.  These include the following options:

Course Title Credits
PSYC 702ABasics of Neuroscience3
PSYC 702BBasics of Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 702CBasics of Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 703AIntegration across Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience3
PSYC 703CIntegration across Developmental and Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 703DIntegration across Areas of Psychology3
PSYC 801Cognitive Neuroscience I3
PSYC 802Cognitive Neuroscience II3
PSYC 819Seminar in Biological Psychology3
PSYC 822Seminar in Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 888Selected Topics in Psychology1-6