Psychology Department Minors

Psychology Minor

PEAKS | Social Science & History |

Psychology Minor

15 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

PSY-100

General Psychology

3

PSY-101

Introduction to Psychological Science

3

Complete 1 course from the following 200-level courses:

PSY-201

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

3

PSY-202

Introduction to Biological Psychology

3

PSY-203

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

3

PSY-206

Social Psychology

3

Complete 2 courses from the following:

PSY ELEC

Upper Division (300 or 400-Level) Psychology Courses (excluding PSY-312, PSY-313 and PSY-498)

6

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication
  • Prepare each student to be an informed, involved citizen and to work successfully with culturally and socially diverse local, regional, national and international groups to assist students to prepare for a career, if they so desire, in the human, or social services

Associated Minors

Human Services Minor

PEAKS | Professional Studies & Enhancements |

The Anthropology/Sociology Department offers the Human Services minor in the Professional Enhancement PEAK to help students, along with their major, prepare for a career in the human, or social, services.

The Human Service Minor consists of 15 credits, to be approved in consultation with the Anthropology/Sociology department and the major advisor.

Human Services Minor

15 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

ATH-101 or
SOC-100

Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Sociology

3

ATH/SOC-497

Internship

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

PSY-201

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

3

PSY-350

Introduction to Psychological Counseling

3

EDU-300

Schools and Society

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

SOC-302

Gender and Society

3

SOC-320

Family Sociology

3

SOC-349

Social Stratification

3

SOC-360

Race and Ethnic Relations

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

ATH-202/302A

Cultural Diversity

3

ATH-305

Culture and the World System

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking 
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication
  • Prepare each student to be an informed, involved citizen and to work successfully with culturally and socially diverse local, regional, national and international groups. To assist students to prepare for a career, if they so desire, in the human, or social services.