Requirements for a Minor in Psychology
Psychology minors are required to take a minimum of six courses in psychology totaling at least 20 semester hours of credit. PSY 101 is required, as is a methods course chosen from PSY 300 or, if the student is a social work major, SW 430.
Psychology minors must take one course from three of the six following categories:
- PSY 375 - Comparative Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 430 - Physiological Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 431 - Introduction to Neuropsychology Credits: 3
- PSY 432 - Psychopharmacology Credits: 3
- PSY 301 - Child Development Credits: 1-3
- PSY 305 - Infant and Early Childhood Development Credits: 3
- PSY 331 - Adolescent Development Credits: 3
- PSY 364 - Life Span Developmental Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 303 - Psychopathology Credits: 3
- PSY 324 - Developmental Psychopathology Credits: 3
- PSY 420 - Theories of Personality Credits: 3
- PSY 452 - Counseling: Theories and Applications Credits: 3
IV. Social Context:
- PSY 355 - Psychology and Culture Credits: 3
- PSY 360 - Social Psychology: Psychology’s View Credits: 3
- PSY 381 - Group Dynamics Credits: 3
- PSY 445 - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 357 - Psychology of Language Credits: 3
- PSY 361 - Perception Credits: 3
- PSY 365 - Cognition Credits: 3
- PSY 311 - Controversial Issues in Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 362 - Environmental Psychology Credits: 3
- PSY 405 - History and Systems Credits: 3
- PSY 410 - Tests and Measurements Credits: 3
Electives - Students choose two additional psychology courses, totaling six credit hours, as electives.
Course Restrictions in the minor
For students who choose to take PSY 399 and/or 499, no more than three credit hours in these courses may be counted toward the minor. Psychology minors must take at least one-third of the credits constituting their minor from the psychology department.
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