Admission to the minor is the same as to the major: good standing in the college, and passing three or more psychology courses with grades of C+ or better. Again, provisional admission requires two such courses. To apply to the minor and receive an advisor, a minor application form may be obtained from the department office (211 Uris Hall) or download the minor form here. Forms should be completed and emailed to Lisa Proper, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A total of 18 credits in psychology (including prerequisites), from which students minoring in psychology are expected to choose, in consultation with their advisors, a range of courses that covers the basic processes in psychology. First-year seminars or AP courses cannot be counted towards the credit requirements. Students are also encouraged to take independent study or fieldwork (PSYCH 4700 and PSYCH 4710; research conducted under the supervision of a professor). Up to 6 of these credits may be counted towards the minor. No course other than PSYCH 4700 and PSYCH 4710 may be taken S/U.
It is strongly recommended that students take at least one course from each of the following three areas of psychology: