Psychology Minor

Psychology is a diverse and exciting field which currently grants advanced degrees in more than 50 areas of study. A few examples of skills a minor in psychology will potentially provide students are helping a business owner know how to deal with customer complaints, helping teachers provide classroom experience that maximize learning, training medical personel to understand ways to help patients' comply with prescriptive advice, providing theater performers tools to improve their performances through understanding the foibles of human (mis)behavior and many others. Those who minor in psychology will learn to understand research findings and report them to others and how to accomplish systematic problem solving. The psychology minor consists of 15 credits, to be approved in consultation with the student's advisor.

Minor Requirements (15 credits):

*Some students may elect to take 400-level courses if approved by the department.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication