2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Psychology (PSYC) Minor

Introductory Requirements
PSYC 1004Introductory Psychology3
PSYC 1094Principles of Psychological Research 13
Subtotal6
Foundations of Psychology
Select one of the following:3
Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Introduction to Neuroscience of Behavior
Social Psychology
Subtotal3
1000-2000-Level Psychology Electives
Select one of the following:3
Language and the Mind
Psychology of Social Interventions
Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Psychology of Personality
Introduction to Neuroscience of Behavior
Animal Behavior
Social Psychology
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
Subtotal3
3000-4000-Level Psychology Electives 1
Select two of the following: 26
Abnormal Psychology
Human Behaviors and Natural Environments
Psychological Disorders of Children
Health Psychology
Psychological Foundations of Education
History and Systems in Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
Advanced Learning
Personality Research
Physiological Psychology
Sensation and Perception
Advanced Social Psychology
Theory of Psychological Measurement
Cognitive Psychology
Language Development
Bilingual Development and Cognition
The Science of Giving
Predicting Social Behavior
Neuroeconomics
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
Subtotal6
Total Credits18
1

Acceptable substitutions:

  • PSYC 1094 Principles of Psychological Research: HD 3014 Research Methods in Human Development or SOC 3204 Social Research Methods
  • 3000-4000-Level Psychology Electives Category: HNFE 4644 Health Counseling
2

Almost all of these courses have prerequisites. Please consult the Course Timetable and Course Catalog. 

Total 18 credit hours

A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken for the minor is required.