UC/CSU Cognitive Science Transfer Equivalency

The following courses were petitioned and have been pre-approved for Cognitive Science course equivalency at UCSD: 

  • If you took one of the below listed course prior to transfer to UCSD, please send a message to CogSci Advising via the Virtual Advising center to have the credit reflected on your Academic History.
  • For courses that you would like to count toward your major but are not on this list, please submit an undergraduate petition form for each course along with course syllabus to cogsadvising@ucsd.edu for review. Approval is not guaranteed.

CSU Articulated Coursework

School Course Title UCSD Equivalent Approved Date
Cal Poly Pomona STA 120 Statistics with Application COGS 14B December 1, 2015
CSU East Bay BIO4 510 Neurobiology COGS 107B March 28, 2016
CSU East Bay PSYC 4370 Cognitive Neuroscience COGS 107C March 9, 2017
CSU Northridge LIGN 417 Language Development and Acquisiton Gen. Elective August 30, 2016
CSU Northridge LIGN 441 Sociolinguistics LANG Elective October 15, 2016
CSU Northridge PHIL 355 Philosophy of Mind Gen. Elective August 30, 2016
CSU San Bernardino PSYC 365 Cognitive Neuroscience COGS 107C September 27, 2017
CSU San Marcos PSYC 334 Psychology of Personality Gen. Elective August 30, 2016
CSU San Marcos PSYC 336 Abnormal Psychology Gen. Elective August 30, 2016

UC Articulated Coursework

School Course Title UCSD Equivalent Approved Date
UC Berkeley ANTH 166 Language, Culture, and Society Gen. Elective July 12, 2017
UC Berkeley COGS 1 Introduction to Cognitive Science COGS 1 October 14, 2019
UC Berkeley COGS 1B Introduction to Cognitive Science COGS 1 July 12, 2017
UC Berkeley COGS C100 Basic Issues in Cognition Gen. Elective July 12, 2017
UC Berkeley MCB W61 Brain, Mind, and Behavior COGS 17 September 27, 2018
UC Berkeley PHIL 132 Philosophy of Mind Gen. Elective July 12, 2017
UC Berkeley PSYC 101 Research and Data Analysis in Psychology COGS 14B July 12, 2017
UC Berkeley PSYC 117 Human Neuropsychology CBN Core May 2, 2017
UC Davis  PHIL 10/CGS 1 Introduction to Cognitive Science COGS 1 October 17, 2018 
UC Davis  PHIL 103 Philosopy of Mind Gen. Elective February 2, 2018
UC Davis  PSYC 41 Research Methods COGS 14A October 17, 2018
UC Davis  PSYC 130 Human Learning & Memory COGS 101B February 28, 2018
UC Irvine STATS 7 Basic Statistics COGS 14B December 1, 2015
UC Los Angeles COM SCI 112 Modeling Uncertainty in Information Systems COGS 109 April 20, 2016
UC Los Angeles CSE 170A Mathematical Modeling and Methods for Computer Science COGS 109 April 20, 2016
UC Los Angeles PHIL 129 Philosophy of Psychology Gen. Elective June 1, 2017
UC Merced COGS 001 Intro to Cognitive Science COGS 1 October 14, 2019
UC Merced COGS 101 Mind, Brain, and Computation COGS 100 October 14, 2019
UC Merced COGS 130 Cognitive Neuroscience COGS 107C October 14, 2019
UC Merced COGS 140 Perception and Action COGS 107B October 14, 2019
UC Riverside CS 010 Introduction to Computer Science LD Programming October 11, 2017
UC Riverside PSYC 150 Personality Gen. Elective August 30, 2016
UC Santa Barbara COMM 87 Statistical Analysis for Communication COGS 14B October 14, 2019
UC Santa Barbara COMM 88 Communication Research Methods COGS 14A October 14, 2019
UC Santa Barbara CS 8 Introduction to Computer Science, Python

LD Programming

January 27, 2017
UC Santa Cruz AMS 5 Statistics COGS 14B October 14, 2019
UC Santa Cruz CMPS 5J Introduction to Programming in Java CSE 7 February 28, 2018
UC Santa Cruz CMPS 5P Introduction to Programming in Python COGS 18 October 17, 2018
UC Santa Cruz PSYC 20A Intro to Cogntive Psychology COGS 1 October 14, 2019
UC Santa Cruz PSYC 100 Cogntive Neuroscience COGS 107C February 26, 2016
UC Santa Cruz PSYC 121 Perception COGS 101A October 14, 2019
UC Santa Cruz PSYC 123 Research Methods in Psychology COGS 14A October 14, 2019
UC Santa Cruz PSYC 129 Human Learning and Memory COGS 101B October 14, 2019

Cross-Campus Online

School Course Title UCSD Equivalent Approved Date
Cross-Campus Online (UCD) CMN 150V Computational Social Science MLNC Elective N/A
Cross-Campus Online (UCI) PSYBEH 102C Abnormal Psycology Gen. Elective N/A
Cross-Campus Online (UCSC) CMPE 107 Prob/Stats for Engineers MLNC Elective N/A