Psychology (Minor)

The minor in psychology provides the opportunity to study the scientific nature of the behavior and mental processes of individuals and groups.

The minor in psychology provides the opportunity to study the scientific nature of the behavior and mental processes of individuals and groups. The study of psychology includes basic and applied courses in the subfields of clinical, developmental, organizational, cross-cultural and social psychology, cognitive systems and behavioral neuroscience. The psychology minor prepares students for more advanced study in psychology at the graduate level, in either graduate or professional schools. The program emphasizes the development of wide-ranging skills in critical thinking and reasoning, quantitative and qualitative research methods, working collaboratively on teams and presentation of information in oral and written form.

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Psychology (Minor)

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West, Online

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Program Requirements

The minor in psychology consists of 22 credit hours. A minimum of 12 upper division credit hours are required. A minimum of six credit hours must be taken from the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. A maximum of three credit hours of research (PSY 399 Supervised Research and PSY 499 Individualized Instruction) may be used to fulfill minor requirements. PSY 484 Internship may be taken for elective credit only. All courses used to satisfy requirements for the minor must be passed with a "C" (2.00) or better.
Foundations of Psychological Science -- 10 credit hours
Social/Developmental Core -- 3 credit hours
Neuroscience Core
Neuroscience Core Group 1 (select one course) -- 3 credit hours
Neuroscience Core Group 2 (select one course) -- 3 credit hours
Elective Course -- 3 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

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