Minor in Psychology
Requirements for Minor (18 Credits)
A minor in psychology is often chosen by students to complement training in the health or natural sciences and the professional schools of art, business, education, engineering, and music.
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology: Concepts
PSY 102 Introductory Psychology: Applications
PSY 270W Research Methods & Statistical Analysis I
Nine (9) Credits of electives in psychology
Only one course from the Experientially based courses can be applied toward the minor. These include Student Internship (PSY 384, 385, 484, 485) and Independent Study (PSY 440-449). If more than one of these courses is taken, it will be counted as a free elective toward graduation requirements.
All courses taken by declared Psychology minors to satisfy the minor requirements must be taken for a letter grade. They may not be taken on a Pass/No Pass basis. Other psychology courses not counted for the minor may be taken on a Pass/No Pass basis. Transfer students minoring in Psychology must meet department core requirements, and must take a minimum of 6 credits above PSY 101 and PSY 102 within the Department of Psychology at the University of Hartford.
In order to graduate, a psychology minor must earn an overall GPA of 2.25 in the Psychology courses presented for the minor. In addition, psychology minors must earn a C- or above in PSY 270W.
PSY 132, 232, 332 and 333 are courses that cannot
be counted towards the Psychology Minor.
Biological and Learning Perspectives
PSY 210 Physiological Psychology
PSY 222 Principles of Learning, Conditioning, and Behavior
PSY 311 Brain and Behavior
PSY 320 Thinking, Memory and Problem Solving
PSY 323W Health Psychology
PSY 425 Motivation and Emotion
Social and Applied Perspectives
PSY 205 Career Development
PSY 240 Infant and Child Development
PSY 242 Adolescent and Emerging Adult Development
PSY 244 Early, Middle, and Late Adult Development
PSY 245 Psychological Aspects of Parenting
PSY 247 Psychological Aspects of Death and Dying
PSY 248 Psychology of Gender
PSY 252 Social Psychology
PSY 253 Psychology Applied to the Workplace
PSY 255 Personality Psychology
PSY 257 Multicultural Issues in Psychology
PSY 258 Human Sexual Behavior
PSY 260 Psychology of Adjustment
PSY 261 Stress and Stress Management
PSY 262 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 265 Sports Psychology
PSY 367 Theories of Psychotherapy
PSY 465 Clinical and Counseling Psychology
PSY 384-385 Student Internship (Junior)
PSY 484-485 Student Internship (Senior)
PSY 488 Honors Thesis
PSY 489 Independent Study
Only one course from the Experientially based courses can be applied toward the major, or the minor, although additional courses from this grouping can be counted as electives toward graduation requirements.
PSY 290-5, 490-5 Special Topics in Psychology
PSY 376 Psychological Tests & Measurements
PSY 380 Contemporary Studies in Psychology
PSY 487 Honors Seminar