The minor in psychology develops students’ sense of the psychological processes underlying people’s behavior. It also introduces students to the theories and practices of experimental and clinical psychology, which prepares them for graduate work in various fields. Students enrolling in the psychology minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credits of course work and be in good academic standing. The following rules apply:
The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including at least nine credits in courses at or above the 300 level.
At least nine credits of the 18 credits required for the minor must be taken in residence at AUS.
At least six credits of the nine credits at or above the 300 level must be taken in residence at AUS.
A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be earned in courses completed to satisfy the minor.
Students seeking a minor in psychology must successfully complete the following courses or their equivalent. All course prerequisites must be satisfied.
Minor Requirements (6 credits)
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 250 Research Methods I
Minor Electives (Minimum of 12 credits)
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in PSY courses at the 200 level or above, with a minimum of nine credit hours at the 300 level or above.