BCD Graduate Curriculum

BCD Core Courses (Year 1 and 2)

Psy574: Advanced Cognitive Processes 

Psy533: Advanced Developmental 

Psy551: Cognitive Neuroscience

Psy556: Advanced Biological Bases of Behavior

Statistics and Research Design (Year 1)

Psy601: Statistics and Methods I 

Psy602: Statistics and Methods II

Proseminar (Year 1)

Psy603: Proseminar 

Psy604: Proseminar

BCD Advanced Seminars

Choose two 620/720 seminars

Psy710: Research Topics in Brain, Cognitive, and Developmental Psychology

Students participate in the BCD Research Topics course (“Brownbag”) every semester until completion of the comprehensive exams. The course encourages close interaction between BCD faculty and students through presentation of original research.

Additional Required Courses

Psy685: Teaching Practicum

Advanced Stats course

Out of Area Psy course (Clinical or Social)

Research Hours (every Fall, Spring, and Summer)

Students are encouraged to take additional relevant coursework where appropriate after their second year (e.g., Advanced Seminars in their field, Teaching Certificate courses, etc.).