Cognitive Science at SFU

The Cognitive Science Program at SFU began as a joint major in Psychology, Linguistics and Philosophy (PLP) in the 80s and is the first Cognitive Science undergraduate program offered in Canada.  Founded by faculty in these three areas the program soon broadened to include the study of computing.  The current undergraduate program offers and integrated interdisciplinary approach to study in Cognitive Science. Students may customize their required elective course choices within the four main CogSci related disciplines allowing them to build expertise in areas of interest.

The Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Cognitive Science is the first undergraduate journal in Cognitive Science, founded by the SFU Cognitive Science Student Association and publishing their first edition as an online publication in 2002 under the direction of then masters student, Kimberly Voll.