2019-2020 Catalog

Minor: Psychology, 18 Credits

Learning Goals For The Psychology Minor

After completing the Psychology minor, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the range of theories in a variety of psychological fields;
  • Evaluate the implications of statistical methods used to analyze data in psychological research;
  • Make connections between psychological theory and research and his/her own major or field of interest.

Requirements

Foundation Segment (3 credits)

Take one of the following:

PSYCH 101General Psychology: Social and Clinical Processes

3

PSYCH 102General Psychology: Physiological and Cognitive Processes

3

Research Segment (3 credits)

PSYCH 229Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

3

Interpersonal or Applied Segment (9 credits)

Take three of the following:

PSYCH 201Developmental Psychology I: Child Psychology

3

or

PSYCH 225Lifespan Development

3

PSYCH 227Introduction to Community Psychology: Examining Barriers to Solving Social Problems

3

PSYCH 231Personality Psychology

3

PSYCH 235Social Psychology

3

PSYCH 243Introduction to Health Psychology

3

PSYCH 250Introduction to Forensic Psychology

3

PSYCH 313Group Dynamics

3

PSYCH 330TESTS & MEASUREMENTS

PSYCH 336Attachment Across the Lifespan

3

PSYCH 363Abnormal Psychology

3

Cognitive / Biological Segment (3 credits)

Take one of the following:

PSYCH 241Perception

3

PSYCH 333/BIOL 333Behavioral Neuroscience

3

PSYCH 348/CHEM 348Drugs and the Brain 

3

PSYCH 359Cognitive Psychology

3

PSYCH 379/BIOL 379Animal Behavior

3

At least 3 credits in the minor must be at the 300-level or above.