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PSYCHOLOGY MINOR

(21-23 Credits)

The psychology minor is a useful addition to all majors, focusing on understanding how humans process information, experience emotion, and behave. The psychology minor provides breadth and depth to complement any major and increase exposure to the field of psychology.

PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
PSYC 225/225L Psychological Statistics/Laboratory (or equivalent)  3-4
Select four out the five categories and then choose one course within each group 12
Learning/Cognition Group: (3 credits)  
PSYC 400 Human Learning  3
PSYC 401 Cognitive Processes 3
PSYC 402 Psycholinguistics 3
PSYC 407 Principles of Learning 3
PSYC 462 Animal Behavior  3
Clinical Group: (3 credits)  
PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 411 Abnormal Behavior in Children 3
PSYC 428 School Psychology and Exceptional Children 3
PSYC 440 Theories of Personality 3
Developmental Group: (3 credits)  
PSYC 302 Developmental Psychology 3
PSYC 420 Child Psychology 3
PSYC 421 Psychology of Adolescence 3
PSYC 423 Psychology of Aging 3
PSYC 425 Gerontology 3
Biological Group (3 credits) 
PSYC 415 Human Neuropsychology 3
PSYC 450 Sensation and Perception 3
PSYC 460 Physiological Psychology 3
PSYC 486 Substance Abuse 3
Social/Applied Group: (3 credits)  
PSYC 333 Health Psychology 3
PSYC 340 Sports Psychology 3
PSYC 430 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 465 Psychology and the Law 3
PSYC 470 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
Choose one 300/400-level psychology course (selected by student and minor adviser) 3-4
Total Credits Required   21-23
A minimum grade of 'C" is required in psychology courses counted toward the minor.
Have questions? Contact:

Terry Pettijohn, Ph.D.
Professor, Chair of the Department of Psychology
Brittain Hall 212
843-349-6447
pettijohn@coastal.edu

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