Belmar Cognitive Skills
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers is an interdisciplinary community engaged in advancing the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge in cognitive science. The Academy provides an interdisciplinary approach to understand the processes and representations that are the basis to intelligent actions by building upon the strong academic programs that are already in place in its contributing departments—Psychology, Computer Science, Software and Information Systems, Philosophy, English, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Civil Engineering.
What careers are available in Cognitive Science?
The skills acquired by cognitive science students are applicable in many career fields, particularly those associated with the information industry including telecommunications, information processing, medical analysis, data representation and retrieval, education, scientific research and multimedia design. Cognitive Science graduates can apply their skills to positions in human factors and computer-human interactions, artificial intelligence (creating computer systems that demonstrate what appears to be intelligent behavior), human performance testing, education, and neurological testing.
The Cognitive Science Certificate Program involves 15 hours of coursework. Students must take the required introductory course and at least two of the disciplinary courses. The remaining hours may come from any of the other topics courses listed or from the disciplinary courses. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 will be required and at most one course with a grade of C may be allowed toward the certificate.
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