Psychology Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a psychology minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
Psyc 100 3 Introduction to Psychology 1   Required B-Soc
Psyc 102 3 Introduction to Psychology 2   Required B-Soc
Psyc 201W 4 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology PSYC 100 or PSYC 102 Required W, Q
Psyc 210 4 Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology PSYC 201W Pre-Req for many Upper Division courses Q
Two of          
Psyc 221 3 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology PSYC 100    
Psyc 241 3 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology PSYC 102    
Psyc 250 3 Introduction to Developmental Psychology PSYC 102    
Psyc 260 3 Introduction to Social Psychology PSYC 102    
Psyc 268 3 Introduction to Law and Psychology PSYC 102 Pre-Req for PSYC 376  
PSYC 280 3 Introduction to Biological Psychology PSYC 100. Recommended: BISC 101    

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
PSYC 301 4 Intermediate Research Methods and Data Analysis PSYC 201, PSYC 210, CGPA of 2.67 Recommended Q
PSYC 376 3 Experimental Psychology and Law PSYC 201W, PSYC 268. Recommended: PSYC 210 Recommended Q
PSYC 410 4 Research Design 1 PSYC 201, PSYC 210, PSYC 301, 60 units, CGPA of 3.0 Recommended Q
PSYC 411 4 Research Design 2 PSYC 201, PSYC 210, PSYC 301, 60 units, CGPA of 3.0 Recommended Q
Total: 15        
Required: 15        

Synergy

Behavioural experiments can generate complex datasets. Your training in statistics will prepare you to handle the statistical methods required to understand this data.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Market Research Analyst
  • Psychometrics Analyst
  • Survey Designer