Welcome to the
Walla Walla University
Computer Science Department!

Emphasis title: Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

Rationale: Many problems do not have algorithmic solutions. Artificial Intelligence is the study of computer information processing to deal with such problems or to simulate some aspect(s) of intelligent behavior.

Cognitive Science studies the computational and representational structure of the mind. This emphasis provides a general background in Cognitive Science that will provide an understanding of how Computer Science will contribute to Cognitive Science studies, and how Cognitive Science can impact Computer Science.

For the emphasis in Artificial Intelligence or Cognative Science, a choice among the following courses would likely meet your advisor's approval.

Courses:

COMM 275 Communication Theory 2
CPTR 245
CPTR 355
CPTR 447
Object-Oriented System Design
Computer Graphics
Artificial Intelligence
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ENGL 384
ENGL 485
Advanced English Grammars
Linguistics
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3
PHIL 205
PHIL 206
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Logic
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4
PSYC 130
PSYC 266
PSYC 366
PSYC 425
PSYC 444
PSYC 466
General Psychology
Learning and Behavior
Theories of Personality
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Biological Psychology
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