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Psychology Minor

The Psychology Minor Program at UPJ is designed to provide non- psychology majors from across the university a general overview of the field of psychology along with some in-depth coverage of an assortment of substantive subfields. The minor program requirements include courses in both theoretical and applied areas of psychology. Although courses in statistics and research methodology are not minor requirements, minors are permitted to take these courses as electives that may count toward the Minor in Psychology with permission of the department. The minor program is not designed to prepare students for graduate programs in psychology or to be able to practice psychology. The minor consists of a minimum of 18 Credits (6 courses). Students must complete Introduction to Psychology (Psy 0200), and 5 electives from the lists below. The student is required to complete at least one course from each of the two categories of electives. Students must complete the selected courses with QPA of at least a 2.0.       

                                                                            Required Class

Psy 0200 Introduction to Psychology


      Select at least one class from this section                                       Select at least one class from this section

Psy 0210 Social Psychology

3 Psy 0384 Adult Development & Aging3
Psy 0230 Child Development3Psy 0470 Introduction to Behavior Modification3
Psy 0240 Theories of Personality3Psy 1178 Human Sexuality3
Psy 1141 Psychopathology3Psy 1251 Models of Psychotherapy3
Psy 1636 Organizational Psychology3