The minor in Psychology gives students a foundation in Psychology that compliments a wide variety of majors and career goals, including social work, medicine, criminal justice, sociology, and education.  The minor is highly customizable to fit students' interests.  Students seeking guidance on course selection should see a faculty member in Psychology for advisement.

minimum of 18 credits for the minor in Psychology is required. The credits must include:

Core Courses: 21:830:101, 102 Principles of Psychology (3,3)

Area Requirements: 6 credits, with 3 credits in two of the following three categories:

Multicultural

  • 830:322 Cross-Cultural Psych (3)
  • 830:332 Psych of Religion (3)
  • 830:341 Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination (3)
  • 830:469 Psych of Sexual Orientation (3)

 

Tier 1: Cognition and Neuroscience

  • 830:304 Cognitive Processes (3)
  • 830:330 Psych of Learning (3)
  • 830:404 Cognitive Science (3)
  • 830:411 Intro to Cognitive Neuroscience (3)
  • 830:484 Behavioral Neuroscience (3)

 

Tier 2

  • 830:323 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • 830:335 Social Psychology (3)
  • 830:369 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • 830:371 Personality (3)
  • 830:405 Psych of Emotions (3)

 

Electives 6 additional elective credits in psychology.  Electives may include additional courses from the areas specified above.