Minors

Minor in Psychology

Mission

The minor in psychology focuses on human behavior and psychological functioning. Our mission is to provide undergraduate minors with courses and related experiences that provide solid foundations for advanced study and careers in many fields. Students often pursue careers in business, law, nutrition, human resources, architecture, and many others, with a minor in psychology. The minor in psychology can thus be used to strengthen qualifications for any job requiring “people skills”.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Students will be able to select courses that fit with their major and support their career goals.
2. Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives and historical trends in psychology.
3. Students will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of formats.

Program Outcomes

a. Students will define key concepts of the different domains of psychology, which constitute the basis of the bachelor’s degree.
b. Correlate the basic notions of psychoanalysis and target the relationship between theory and analytical practice in clinical settings.
c. Distinguish the different theoretical perspectives of social psychology, develop conceptual skills of communication and put into practice group functioning.
d. Recognize the foundations of the psychology of child, adolescent and adult development, and highlight the relative characteristics of each stage.
e. Put into practice the fundamental concepts of ergonomics, making a priority work-health and worktime relations, and analyzing sociologically the institutional environment.
f. Develop psychological management of management issues, developments of labor and their consequences.

Minor Requirements

PSY201     Introduction to Psychology     3
PSY214 - Developmental Psychology
Or PSY366 - Personal and Professional Development in Occupational
          3
PSY305 - Clinical Psychoanalysis I
Or PSY455 - Psychological Management of Human Resources
          3
PSY311     Theories and Models of Personality     3
PSY330     Social Psychology     3
PSY467     Group Management Functioning and Dynamics     3
Total           18
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