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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Psychology Minor


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Students from majors such as human studies, communication, music therapy or business may choose to complete a minor in psychology, which includes courses from various psychology issue areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing an undergraduate minor in psychology will be able to:

  1. Trace the history and progression of psychological theory and practice.
  2. Attain an understanding of the processes of thought, learning and development.
  3. Recognize the ways in which theory, scientific investigation, politics and public opinion influence the identification, classification and treatment of psychological disorders.
  4. Develop an understanding of the contributions of social and biological influences on human behavior.
  5. Think critically about the elements of sound research methodology, including how to choose the appropriate methodologies for one’s inquiry.
  6. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the distinctions between and commonalties among human sciences disciplines.
  7. Understand and enact the process of scholarly inquiry to answer questions appropriate for human scientific research.

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