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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Psychology Minor

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Professors: David Foster, Ethan McMahan, Lauren Roscoe, Chehalis Strapp, Tamina Toray
Associate professors: Jaime Cloud, Kathy Espino-Pérez, Jay Schwartz
Assistant professors: Alicia Ibaraki, Dan McCarthy


Provide students with an interdisciplinary foundation of knowledge and skills drawn from the fields of psychology and education. Students will develop critical thinking skills and apply research to improve learning, behavior and mental health.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Use critical thinking in analyzing theory, research and practice related to educational psychology.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of complex cognitive, physiological, social and motivational influences on learning, behavior and mental health.
  3. Explain current approaches to assessing outcomes across diverse environments and populations.

The educational psychology minor should be planned with an adviser. Consists of 28-30 credit hours, of which at least 15 hours must be upper division. All students complete a required core, then choose from electives listed below.

Elective Credits: 15-16

Must include at least 6 hours of ED or SPED coursework.

Total Credits: 28-30

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