Minor in Psychology

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A minor in psychology is a great supplement to a variety of majors. Whether you’re planning on a career in the health sciences or working in business, the study of the human mind can help you be more successful.

For additional information, please call the department at 509.359.6227 or email us at psychology@ewu.edu.

Curriculum & Requirements

Psychology Minor

The psychology minor requires PSYC 100 plus 15 credits of coursework taken from the following list. The courses are to be approved by the department chair. Note: no more than 10 credits from another institution may be transferred toward the minor. Major course within the department may not overlap with minor course.

Grades: students must attain an overall GPA ≥2.0 in order to graduate with this minor.

Required
PSYC 100GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (a BACR for social sciences)5
Electives–choose from the following list and approved by the department chair15
STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AIDED DATA ANALYSIS
SCIENCE OF STRESS AND COPING (a BACR for natural sciences)
THEORIES OF PERSONALITY
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
FOUNDATION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
ADULT DEVELOPMENT
SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY
TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS
HUMAN MEMORY AND COGNITION
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
COMPUTERIZATION RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR
CONDITIONING AND LEARNING
COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE
PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN
EMOTION AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
HUMAN SEXUALITY
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY
DIRECTED STUDY
DIRECTED STUDY
BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR
CARE AND CUSTODY OF FEMALE OFFENDERS
PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM
INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
HUMAN PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY
COMPASSION FOCUSED THERAPY
HAPPINESS AND POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
TRAUMA: THEORY, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT
SOCIAL INFLUENCE
INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT
CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY (a UGR–global studies)
PREJUDICE AND STEREOTYPING
Total Credits20

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