Psychology Minor

Requirements (18 credits):

  • PSY103 Introduction to Psychological Science (3)
  • PSY210 Social Psychology (3)
  • PSY215 Cognitive Psychology (3)
  • PSY219 Psychology of Mental Illness (3)
  • SELECT TWO courses from any AREA (6):
    • Social/Personality/Developmental Area:
      • PSY218 Personality Psychology (3)
      • PSY220 Life Span Development (3)
      • PSY214 Psychology of Adolescence (3)
      • PSY301 Human Sexuality and Sexual Health (3)
      • PSY318 Heroes, Healers, and Do-Gooders: The Psychology of Helping and Altruism (3)
    • Cognitive/Biological Area:
      • PSY216  Learning and Behavioral Modification (3)
      • PSY217 Sensation and Perception (3)
      • PSY314 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)
      • PSY380 Drugs & Behavior (3)
    • Clinical/Applied Area:
      • PSY231 Behavioral Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence(3)
      • PSY306 Forensic Psychology (3)
      • PSY308 Health Psychology (3)
      • PSY304 Counseling and Interviewing (3)
      • PSY309 Assessment in Psychology and Education (3)

      Note: Students completing a Psychology Minor are not eligible to register for the Majors-only required research sequence, which begins with Psychology 333/L (Statistics for Psychology and Social Sciences), and includes Psychology 353/L (Research Methods in Psychology), Psychology 354/L (Advanced Research Methods), and Psychology 444/445 (Senior Thesis in Psychology or Senior Practicum in Psychology).

      Students Completing a Minor in Psychology may also be able to complete PSY391 Psychology and Culture, PSY393 Origins of Psychology, or PSY457 Independent Research Study if it is offered in a given semester during minor completion.