Applied Psychology (Minor)

The minor in applied psychology is designed to provide the student with the foundational education in psychology.
NOTE: This minor may not be declared with the following majors: BS Human Services: Applied Psychology or BS Applied Psychology (all options).
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and application of psychological ideas to simple problems.
2. Interpret behavior to draw conclusions about psychological phenomena.
3. Demonstrate familiarity with the formal regulations that govern professional ethics in psychology and begin to embrace the values that will contribute to positive outcomes in work settings and in building a society responsive to multicultural and global concerns.
4. Present information using a scientific approach and express ideas with clarity.

All minor courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-, and a 2.0 grade point average must be maintained in courses for the minor. Two courses must be at the upper level (600 or 700). Only one overlap is allowed between major and minor.


Minor Requirements

PSY 410Introduction to Psychology4
IDIS 560Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences4
MTH 504Statistics4
or PSY 530 Social Psychology
PSY 740Biopsychology4
or PSY 725 Cognitive Psychology
Select one of the following:4
Child Development
Human Development
Social Psychology
Theories of Personality
Principles of Psychopathology
Men and Women in Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Total Credits20