Courses in Related Departments

The following courses are among those that may be useful to CNS students whose program of study includes courses outside the CNS curriculum. Other courses may be substituted with advisor’s approval. Each course is described in the Graduate School Bulletin. Except as noted, each course carries 4 credits.

Biology

CAS BI 545 Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior
CAS BI 554 Neuroendocrinology
CAS BI 570 Cognitive Ethology

GRS BI 575 Techniques in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
GRS BI 644 Neuroethology

GRS BI 645 Cellular &Molecular Neurophysiology
GRS BI 655 Developmental Neurobiology
GRS BI 676 Neurobiology/Biophysics
GRS BI 755 Cellular & Systems Neuroscience
GRS BI 756 Systems & Behavioral Neuroscience

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Computer Science

CAS CS 535 Complexity Theory
CAS CS 537 Probability in Computing
CAS CS 542 Machine Learning
CAS CS 550 Computer Architecture II
CAS CS 580 Advanced Computer Graphics
CAS CS 585 Image and Video Computing
GRS CS 640 Artifical Intelligence
GRS CS 670 Performance Analysis of Computer Systems
GRS CS 680 Graduate Introduction to Computer Graphics

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Engineering

ENG EK 510 Fourier Transforms
ENG EK 760 Intelligent Systems

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Biomedical Engineering

ENG BE 509 Quantitative Physiology of the Auditory System
ENG BE 515 Introduction to Medical Imaging
ENG BE 540 Bioelectrical Signals: Analysis and Interpretation

ENG BE 550 Bioelectromechanics
ENG BE 560 Biomolecular Architecture
ENG BE 563 Cellular and Molecular Systems Analysis
ENG BE 570 Introduction to Computational Vision
ENG BE 701 Auditory Signal Processing: Peripheral
ENG BE 702 Auditory Signal Processing: Central
ENG BE 710 Neural Plasticity and Perceptual Learning
ENG BE 715 Functional Neuroimaging
ENG BE 740 Parameter Estimation and Systems Identification
ENG BE 747 Advanced Signals and Systems Analysis for Biomedical Engineering

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Manufacturing Engineering

ENG MN 507 Process Modeling and Control
ENG MN 510 Production Systems Analysis
ENG MN 514 Simulation
ENG MN 515 Diagnostic Imaging Systems
ENG MN 714 Advanced Stochastic Modeling and Simulation
ENG MN 724 Advanced Optimization Theory and Methods
ENG MN 732 Combinatorial Optimization and Graph Algorithms
ENG MN 740
Vision, Robotics, and Planning

ENG MN 766 Advanced Scheduling Models and Methods

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Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

ENG SC 501 State Space Control
ENG SC 516 Digital Signal Processing
ENG SC 520 Digital Image Processing and Communication
ENG SC 571 VLSI Principles and Applications
ENG SC 575 Semiconductor Devices
ENG SC 578 Fabrication Technology for Integrated Circuits
ENG SC 710 Dynamic Programming and Stochastic Control
ENG SC 713 Parallel Computer Architecture
ENG SC 716 Advanced Digital Signal Processing
ENG SC 717 Image Reconstruction and Restoration
ENG SC 719 Statistical Pattern Recognition
ENG SC 740 Parameter Estimation and System Identification
ENG SC 761 Information Theory and Coding
ENG SC 775 VLSI Devices and Device Models
ENG SC 780 Analog VLSI Design

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Health Sciences

SAR HS 550 Neural Systems
SAR HS 582 Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
SAR HS 755 Readings in Neuroscience

Mathematics

CAS MA 561 Methods of Applied Mathematics I
CAS MA 562 Methods of Applied Mathematics II
CAS MA 563 Introduction to Differential Geometry
CAS MA 565 Mathematical Models in the Life Sciences
CAS MA 570 Stochastic Methods of Operations Research
CAS MA 573 Qualitative Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations
CAS MA 574 Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
CAS MA 581 Probability
CAS MA 583 Introduction to Stochastic Processes
GRS MA 684 Multivariate Analysis
GRS MA 685 Advanced Topics in Applied Statistical Analysis
GRS MA 717 Functional Analysis I
GRS MA 718 Functional Analysis II
GRS MA 771 Introduction to Dynamical Systems
GRS MA 775 Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
GRS MA 776 Partial Differential Equations
GRS MA 779 Probability Theory I
GRS MA 780 Probability Theory II
GRS MA 781 Estimation Theory
GRS MA 782 Hypothesis Testing
GRS MA 785 Time Series Modeling and Forecasting

GRS MA 861 Mathematical and Statistical Methods of Bioinformatics
GRS MA 881 Topics in High Dimensional Data Analysis
GRS MA 861 Mathematical and Statistical Methods of Bioinformatics
GRS MA 881 Topics in High Dimensional Data Analysis

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Medical Sciences

(Please note: The Boston University Medical School follows a calendar that is different from that of the Charles River Campus.)

Anatomy and Neurobiology

GMS AN 702 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
GMS AN 703 Neuroscience
GMS AN 802 Foundations of Experimental Design and Statistical Methods
GMS AN 807 Neurobiology of the Visual System
GMS AN 808 Neuroanatomical Basis of Neurologic Disorders

Behavioral Neuroscience

GMS BN 775 Human Neuropsychology I
GMS BN 776 Human Neuropsychology II
GMS BN 777, 778, 779 Basic Neuroscience
GMS BN 793 Adult Neurologic Communication Disorders
GMS BN 795 Neuropsychology of Perception and Memory
GMS BN 796 Neuropsychological Assessment I
GMS BN 797 Neuropsychological Assessment II
GMS BN 798 Functional Neuroanatomy in Neuropsychology
GMS BN 821 Seminar in Neuroimaging

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Psychology

CAS PS 520 Research Methods in Perception and Cognition
CAS PS 524 Remembering the Past: The Psychology of Memory
CAS PS 525 Cognitive Science
CAS PS 528 Human Brain Mapping
CAS PS 530 Neural Models of Memory Function
CAS PS 544 Developmental Neuropsychology
CAS PS 545 Language Development
CAS PS 546 Cognitive Development
CAS PS 548 Perceptual Development
CAS PS 573 Abstract Thought
GRS PS 732 Clinical Psychopharmacology
GRS PS 737 Memory Systems of the Brain
GRS PS 738 Techniques in Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
GRS PS 821 Learning
GRS PS 822 Visual Perception
GRS PS 823 Verbal Processes
GRS PS 824 Cognitive Psychology
GRS PS 828 Seminar in Psycholinguistics
GRS PS 829 Clinical Neuropsychology
GRS PS 831 Seminar in Neuropsychology
GRS PS 832 Physiological Psychology
GRS PS 833 Advanced Physiological Psychology
GRS PS 835 Attention
GRS PS 844 Theories of Development
GRS PS 845 Topics in Perceptual Development
GRS PS 848 Developmental Psycholinguistics

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Biology

Computer Science

Engineering

Engineering: Biomedical Engineering

Engineering: Manufacturing Engineering
Engineering: Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering Health Sciences
Mathematics

Medical Sciences

Medical Sciences: Anatomy
Medical Sciences: Behavioral Neuroscience
Philosophy
Psychology