Psychology Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology
144 Kent Hall
Tel: 330-672-2166
E-mail: jfolk@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/psychology/

The Psychology minor gives students an overview of the major concepts, theories and methods of the discipline of psychology. Students are able to understand the relevance of psychological concepts and perspectives to understanding and explaining thoughts, emotions and behavior, and applying that knowledge to real-world settings. Students are encouraged to use the elective courses in the minor to complement their major area of study as psychology is relevant for many careers, including nursing, business, teaching, biology, human services, justice studies and sociology.

Course Requirements for Psychology Minor  (21 credits):
Course Title Credits
PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
21621 Quantitative Methods in Psychology I*
3
31574 Research Methods in Psychology 3
Psychology electives** 12
Nine credit hours must be upper-division  
Total: 21

* Student who are Sociology majors may substitute SOC 32220 for PSYC 21621.
** Maximum 3 credit hours of PSYC 31498, 41492, 41495, 41498 and 41574 combined may be
applied toward minor requirements in psychology.

Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required for graduation.

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