Elective Courses

Second year students and beyond may select from a large number of courses and seminars offered by the major departments in the program including Neuroscience, Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, and Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology. These courses are chosen to enhance students’ laboratory research experience, and can be taken either for a grade or Pass/Fail.  Some examples of elective courses include Neural Dynamics (NEUR 1440), Statistical Neuroscience (NEUR 2110), and Machine Learning (CSCI 1420). Elective courses must be approved in advance by thesis mentor and the Program Director.