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MAD Minor - Curriculum

Program Timeline: The MAD Minor requires a total of 5 four-unit courses, one of which may come from your major. Most MAD Minor courses – with MIST course codes – fulfill GE requirements. Find up-to-date scheduling information, Program Learning Outcomes and Minor Guidelines at the Office of the Registrar website.

Fundamental Requirement [4 units] – Complete the following course (which is not a prerequisite for other MAD courses):

Core Areas Requirement [12 units] - Complete three courses chosen from the following:

Elective Requirement [4 units] - Complete one course chosen from the following: 

  • BIOE 103: Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation
  • BIOE 108: Genetic Engineering
  • COGS 103: Introduction to Neural Networks in Cognitive Science
  • COGS 104: Complex Adaptive Systems
  • COGS 105: Research Methods for Cognitive Scientists
  • CSE 100: Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • CSE 111: Database Systems
  • CSE 120: Software Engineering
  • CSE 173/COGS 123: Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
  • CSE 175/COGS 125: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • CSE 176: Introduction to Machine Learning
  • ECON 110: Econometrics
  • ENGR 180: Spatial Analysis and Modeling
  • ENVE 155: Decision Analysis in Management
  • ESS 132: Applied Climatology
  • MATH 180: Modern Applied Statistics
  • MGMT 180: Entrepreneurship
  • ME 135: Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 137: Computer Aided Engineering
  • ME 141: Linear Controls
  • ME 142: Mechatronics
  • MSE 104: Engineering Living Systems
  • MSE 119: Materials Simulations
  • POLI 175: Advanced Analysis of Political Data
  • PSY 105: Advanced Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 171: Psychological Tests and Measurement