Through your coursework, you'll learn about the nature of human behavior, including the biological basis of behavior; perception, memory, and cognition; the influence of environmental and social forces on the individual; lifespan development and adjustment; research methods; and statistical analysis.
One class from the following
- Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 100)
- Research Methods in Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 300)
- Introduction to Statistics (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Choose Your Classes
9 credits from any classes in Psychology major requirements, including
- 3 credits in biological psychology (Biological Basis of Behavior (3 Credits, PSYC 301), Sensation and Perception (3 Credits, PSYC 310), or Memory and Cognition (3 Credits, PSYC 341))
- 3 credits in social psychology (Social Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 321), Lifespan Development (3 Credits, PSYC 351), or Cross-Cultural Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 354))
- 3 credits in professional psychology (Theories of Personality (3 Credits, PSYC 335), Abnormal Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 353), or Introduction to Clinical Psychology (3 Credits, PSYC 436))
3 credits from any classes in PSYC
- Classes that are applied toward general education or major degree requirements cannot be applied toward the minor (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
- At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level classes numbered 300 or above (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
- You cannot pursue a major and minor in the same area
- You cannot earn more than one minor
- At least half the credits earned within the minor must be upper level (unless otherwise specified) and must be earned through UMUC
- No grade can be lower than C
- See course descriptions for prerequisites
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