Psychology Minors

This page lists course requirements for the Psychology Minor and the Psychology Minor for Secondary Teacher Certification. This page reflects the requirements of the minors effective Fall 2013. Previous versions of Psychology minor requirements are presented in the older course catalogues.

The Psychology Minor

The Psychology minor is designed to supplement other majors. After completing the Introduction to Psychology course, students have substantial freedom to explore the many areas of psychology.

The Psychology Minor consists of at least 18 credits, including:
  1. Required Courses: Take all of the following:

    PSYC 110: Introduction to Psychology
    PSYC 200: Research Methods in Psychology

  2. Core Content: Choose at least one course from each of the following two groups:

    Social Science Core:
    PSYC 260: Introduction to Developmental Psychology
    PSYC 320: Social Psychology
    PSYC 301: Personality Psychology
    PSYC 351: Abnormal Psychology

    Cognitive Science Core:
    PSYC 325: Behavioral Neuroscience
    PSYC 330: Perception
    PSYC 331: Cognitive Psychology
    PSYC 375: Learning

  3. Elective Courses: Take six additional elective Psychology credits, which may include couses listed above, not already used. [No more than 6 credits of 200-level courses will count toward these electives.]