Program Details

Psychology Minor [PSY] (Minor)

Psychology Department
Old Main, Room 132
607-753-4218


A. Required Courses: Nine credit hours

  • PSY 101 - Introductory Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 201 - Statistical Methods (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 301 - Research Methods for Psychology (3 cr. hr.)

B. Content Groups: 12 credit hours

One course must be taken from four of the five content groups listed below.



1. Developmental Changes in Behavior and Mental Processes

 


  • PSY 231 - Child Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 232 - Adolescent Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 333 - Developmental Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 334 - Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (3 cr. hr.)

2. Learning and Cognition Processes

 


  • PSY 312 - Learning (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 313 - Cognitive Psychology (3 cr. hr.)

3. Biological Bases of Behavior and Mental Processes

 


  • PSY 311 - Motivation (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 410 - Psychology of Human Emotion (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 411 - Behavioral Neuroscience (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 412 - Sensory and Perceptual Processes (3 cr. hr.)

4. Individual Differences, Personality and Social Processes

 


  • PSY 322 - Theories of Personality (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 422 - Social Psychology (3 cr. hr.)

5. Application of Psychology

 


  • PSY 332 - Educational Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 341 - Psychological Tests and Measurements (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 342 - Psychology in Organizations (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 360 - Applied Behavior Analysis I (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 375 - Positive Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 420 - Psychopharmacology (3 cr. hr.)
  • also listed as PSY??520 Psychopharmacology

  • PSY 421 - Abnormal Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PSY 435 - Health Psychology (3 cr. hr.)
  • also listed as PSY??535 Health Psychology

  • PSY 486 - Counseling Psychology (3 cr. hr.)

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 21

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