Minor in Psychology
The Psychology minor requires 3-4 units in prerequisite coursework and 29 units in psychology with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher in all courses. No "Pass" grades are accepted for the 29 units in psychology. All students must satisfy the relevant prerequisites for individual psychology courses taken.
All Psychology minors must also complete minimum 17 units in Psychology (PSYC) courses toward the minor at Towson University. In addition, transferred lower (100-200) level Psychology courses do not fulfill any upper (300-400) level requirements of the Psychology minor.
|Required Prerequisite Course|
|Any Core 3 (Mathematics) 1||3-4|
|PSYC 101||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|or PSYC 102||HONORS INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY|
|Select one of the following sets of courses: 2||8|
and RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
| RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY I|
and RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY II
|Foundation Courses 3|
|PSYC 203||HUMAN DEVELOPMENT||3|
|PSYC 225||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC 261||INTRODUCTION TO ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC 285||BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|Sociocultural Awareness Requirement 4|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|SEX DIFFERENCES: PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES|
|Select 3 upper (300-400) level units of any other psychology (PSYC) courses (excluding PSYC 325, PSYC 361, PSYC 383 and PSYC 465).||3|
Core 3 (Mathematics) course must be completed with a minimum grade equivalent of C (2.00).
PSYC 213 (offered only in the fall) and PSYC 313 (offered only in the spring) represent a two-course sequence that must be taken with the same faculty member in the same academic year. In order to receive credit for PSYC 213, students must complete PSYC 313.
PSYC 101 is a prerequisite for all Foundation Courses.
PSYC 313 or PSYC 314 is a prerequisite for all Sociocultural Awareness courses.
PSYC 313 or PSYC 314 is a prerequisite for all upper (300-400) level elective courses except PSYC 381, PSYC 391, PSYC 433, PSYC 435, PSYC 454, and PSYC 491.