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  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Psychology Minor


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The student who successfully completes the Psychology Minor will be able to demonstrate:

  1. Knowledge Base in Psychology - Students will demonstrate breadth of fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to simple behavioral problems;
  2. Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking - Students will demonstrate basic skills and concepts in interpreting behavior, studying research, and applying research design principles to drawing conclusions about psychological phenomena;
  3. Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World -Students will demonstrate basic familiarity with the formal regulations that govern professional ethics in psychology and begin to embrace the values that will contribute to positive outcomes in personal and professional settings and in building a society responsive to multicultural and global concerns;
  4. Communication - Students will demonstrate the ability to write a cogent scientific argument, present information using a scientific approach, engage in discussion of psychological concepts, explain the ideas of others, and express their own ideas with clarity; and
  5. Professional Development - Students will be able to demonstrate application of psychology-specific content and skills, effective self-reflection, project-management skills, teamwork skills, and career preparation to succeed in academic settings.

Required Courses


PY 300/400 Electives: 6 Credits


(choose two of the following):

Electives: 6 Credits


(choose two of the following):

Total Credits for the Minor: 18 Credits


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