Minor - Program Requirements
William Neace, PhD, Program Coordinator
Fugitte Science Center, Room 316
The mission of the Psychology program is to prepare students for graduate and professional study in a variety of fields related to human behavior.
Some courses taken for the minor may simultaneously fulfill general education requirements. Please see the Graduation Requirements (bachelor’s degrees) section of this catalog for information on the general education program.
Students should note that the minor contributes 21 hours toward the required 39 hours of 3000-4000 level coursework.
Program Requirements: 24 hours
Along with the general education program and a major, students must complete the minor’s prerequisite and core requirements and must select program electives as indicated.
A. Prerequisite: 3 hours
- Principles of Psychology (PSYC 1003) is a prerequisite for all program courses – 3 hours
- College Algebra (MATH 1013) is a prerequisite for PSYC 4703 unless waiver requirements are met – 3 hours
B. Core Requirements (select from the following): 12 hours
- Theories of Personality (PSYC 3203) – 3 hours
- Social Psychology (PSYC 3403) – 3 hours
- Cognitive Psychology (PSYC 3503) – 3 hours
- Behavioral Analysis (PSYC 3603) – 3 hours
- Physiological Psychology (PSYC 4403) – 3 hours
- History & Issues of Psychology (PSYC 4503) – 3 hours
- Research Methods & Statistics I (PSYC 4703) – 3 hours
- Research Methods & Statistics II (PSYC 4903) – 3 hours
C. Program Electives (select any additional courses from the Core Requirements listed above and/or from the following): 9 hours
- Animal Behavior (BIOL 3513) – 3 hours
- Adolescent Psychology (EDUC 3303) – 3 hours
- Life Span Development (HS/PSYC 3103) – 3 hours
- Psychopathology (PSYC 3033) – 3 hours
- Psychology of Language (PSYC 3703) – 3 hours
- Psychology of Religion (RELI 4393) – 3 hours
Note: Special Topics courses with PSYC prefix also count as program electives.