Psychology Minor

The psychology minor introduces students to the study of human thought and behavior. Specifically, students minoring in psychology are exposed to disciplinary knowledge, critical thinking skills, scientific inquiry, and applications of psychology. This minor is ideal for students from a wide variety of education and career paths who wish to bolster their understanding of, and interactions with, people.

18 Units Total

Minor Requirements:

  • PSYC 110: General Psychology
  • PSYC 290: Human Growth and Development
  • Choose 12 units of ANY PSYC courses from the following:

*Clusters are broken down by areas of psychology you might be interested in.

Psychology Core Cluster

    • PSYC 250 Data Analysis in Psychology 3
    • WRIT 260* Writing II in Psychology 3
    • PSYC 360 Abnormal Psychology 3
    • PSYC 362 Research Methods in Psych 3
    • PSYC 496 Writ3/SenSem: Psyc & Christ 4

Business & Community Cluster

    • PSYC 301/302 Global-Local Cultural Psych 3
    • PSYC 370 Industrial/Organizational Psych 3
    • PSYC 375 Conflict Management 3
    • PSYC 386 Community Psychology 3
    • PSYC 400 Cultural Psych (req for BA) 3

Clinical & Counseling Cluster

    • PSYC 380 Psych of Personality 3
    • PSYC 430 Intrvntn Strategies w/ Child 3
    • PSYC 432 Psychosocial Intrvntn in Peds 3
    • PSYC 445 Psych of the Family 3
    • PSYC 450 Counseling 3
    • PSYC 415 Group Processes 3

Education & Development Cluster

    • PSYC 305 Educational Psychology 3
    • PSYC 345 Child & Adolescent 3
    • PSYC 355 Psych of Adult Development 3
    • PSYC 410 Psych of Exceptional Child 3








Methods Cluster

    • PSYC 340 History of Psych 3
    • PSYC 462 Research Methods II 3
    • PSYC 480 Tests & Measurement 3
    • PSYC 501 Theory, Research, Practice 3
    • PSYC 512 Non-experimental Methods 3
    • PSYC 514 Statistical Modeling w/ lab 4

Neuro-Cog Cluster

    • PSYC 390 Cognition 3
    • PSYC 453 Bilingualism, Biculture, & Cog 3
    • PSYC 470 Cog Neuroscience 3
    • PSYC 472 Neuro & Behav Disorders 3

Restoring Wholeness Cluster

    • PSYC 330 Sports Psych 3
    • PSYC 385 Health Psych 3
    • PSYC 440 Psych of Religion 3
    • PSYC 463 Drugs, Behavior, & Society 3
    • PSYC 485 Stress & Coping 3