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Psychology (Minor)

Today, Psychology. Tomorrow, endless possibilities.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
  • Bloomsburg
  • Lock Haven
  • Mansfield
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Psychology is a broad field and complements several majors, including health science, criminal justice, social work, business, and education. It is also a practical field and highly valued by potential employers because it provides students (potential employees) with the ability to find needed information (research skills), the ability to think critically about different options (critical thinking skills), and the ability to consider differing perspectives (diversity skills).

Courses and Curriculum

The Psychology minor requires 18 credit hours to complete.

Psychology (Minor) Curriculum Checklist

  • Knowledge Base in Psychology: Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology; Develop a working knowledge of psychological content domains; Describe applications of psychology.
  • Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking: Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena; Demonstrate psychological information literacy; Engage in innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving; Interpret, design, and conduct psychological research; Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry.
  • Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World: Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice; Build and enhance interpersonal relationships; Adopt values that build community at local, national, and global levels.

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