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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Minor

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Professors: Joel Alexander, David Foster, Lauren Roscoe, Chehalis Strapp, Tamina Toray, Robert Winningham
Associate professors: Jaime Cloud, Ethan McMahan
Assistant professor: Alicia Ibaraki


Create lifelong learners in psychology utilizing the scientist-practitioner model. Graduates of our program will understand the scientific foundations of the discipline and the core knowledge/concepts in the field. Graduates will also be able to apply psychology to solve human difficulties; at both personal levels with self and others and at a community level with the issues and problems that face us as a society, a nation and a world.

Learning outcomes

  1. Explain and/or apply principles, skills, values or ethics of psychology.
  2. Apply appropriate research methods to critically analyze human behavior.
  3. Identify and demonstrate knowledge of sociocultural and international diversity.

Core Courses

The Psychology minor should be planned with a psychology adviser. The Psychology minor consists of 27 hours of courses with a PSY prefix, of which at least 15 hours must be upper division. A maximum of 12 hours of lower division courses can be applied the Psychology minor. PSY 201  and PSY 202  are required for the psychology minor. Maximum 4 credits of P/ NC coursework including PSY 399 , PSY 406 , PSY 409  or PSY 411  can count as electives in the Psychology minor. PSY 410  can not be counted as an elective in the Psychology minor. The following gerontology courses can count as electives for the minor.

Total Credits (27)

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