Psychological Science Minor

Psychological Science minors can expect to uses empirical evidence to understand how and why people act, think, feel, and behave. The PSS minor will gain an in-depth understanding of how to design, conduct, and interpret empirical research as they are developing a broad understanding of current knowledge regarding the contributions of each of these areas of human functioning.

Note: The PSS minor is open to all majors except Psychological Science and Psychology.  

Program Requirements

Required courses:
PSY 111Introduction to Psychology3
or EDP 101 Psychology Of The Learner
PSY 112Foundational Experiences in Psychology1
PSS 211College and Career Development in Psychological Science3
PSS 3024
STA 261Statistics4
Select TWO courses from the following:6
Psychology Across Cultures
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Psychopathology
Introduction to Biopsychology
Survey of Perception, Action, and Cognition
Select ONE course from the following:3
Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Drugs and Behavior (PSY 251 Prerequisite)
Learning, Memory, and Behavior (PSY 271 Prerequisite)
Special Topics in Psychological Science
Introduction to Counseling Methods
Capstone in Psychological Science
PSS 402
Advanced Topics in Psychological Science
History and Systems of Psychology
Total Credit Hours24