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Language and Human Communication Allied Field

Language and Human Communication covers the study of what humans know about language, how they acquire such knowledge, and how they use this knowledge to communicate. Within the Neuroscience major, the Language and Human Communication Allied Field includes courses on topics such as: the biological aspects of communication systems, typical and disordered language processing and acquisition, and the structure of language at multiple levels of analysis from speech sounds to sentences to discourse. 

Electives in the Language and Human Communication Allied Field (choose 6 units)

Courses in the first group are listed separately because they are pre-requisites for some of the additional electives in Language and Human Communication.

Projected Annual Course Plans: COG_SCI, LING

Additional electives in Language and Human Communication

Projected Annual Course Plans: CSD, LING

 Neuroscience may now be declared as a major. Appointments may be requested by emailing  neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu. Please be sure to indicate when you are available to meet with Dr. Brown or Dr. Kilman.

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