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Psychology Minor

Recommendations & Requirements

  • All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses

Required Courses (18 credit hours)

PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology
BSCI 200: Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 334: Abnormal Psychology

Choose one course from the following:

PSYC 230: Life Span Development
PSYC 240: Social Psychology

Choose two courses from the following electives:

BSCI 275: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
BSCI 275-L: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
EDUC 302: Educational Psychology and Assessment
BSCI 308: Qualitative Research Methods
PSYC 312: Positive Psychology
PSYC 313: Cross-Cultural Psychology
BIOL 323: Functional Neuroscience
PSYC 325: Psychology of Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
BIOL 327: Psychopharmacology 
PSYC 331: Biological Bases of Clinical Disorders
PSYC 333: Psychology of Sustainability
PSYC 338: Personality Theory in Psychology
BSCI 339: Ethical Dilemmas in the Behavioral Sciences
EDUC 340: Education of the Exceptional Child
PSYC 346: Health Psychology
SOCI 347: Medical Sociology 
PSYC 348: Psychoneuroimmunology
PSYC 352: Psychology of Gender
PSYC 355: Industrial Organizational Psychology
PSYC 356: Biopsychology
PSYC 357: Psychology of Adulthood
BIOL 364: Neuroanatomy
PSYC 370: Human Sexuality
PSYC 371: Psychology & the Law
BSCI 380: Undergraduate Internship Experience
BSCI 435: Psychological Tests and Measurements
BSCI 435-L: Psychological Tests and Measurements Laboratory
BSCI 475: Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
BSCI 475-L: Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
BSCI 480: Undergraduate Internship Experience II
PSYC 390, 490: Selected Topics
PSYC 391, 392, 491, 492: Research

Electives in the Behavioral Sciences

Courses used as electives for one behavioral science major or minor (criminology, psychology or sociology) may not also satisfy elective requirements for another behavioral science major or minor.

Courses in the behavioral neuroscience minor may be used as electives for the psychology major or minor. Likewise, courses in the community health minor may be used as electives for the criminology major or minor.