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Saint Louis University offers an undergraduate minor in psychology that can be completed in 18 credits.
In addition to gaining general knowledge of psychology, students explore topics in cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, personality/social psychology and applied psychology.
Minimum residency requirement:14 departmental credits
|PSY 1010||General Psychology||3|
|Required Area Courses|
|Select a minimum of one course in each of the four areas below:||12|
|Brain, Mind & Society|
|Learning & Memory|
|Science of Sleep|
|Studies: Experimental Psych|
|Developmental Psych: Child|
|Developmental Psychology: Adolescence|
|Psychology of Oppression|
|African American Psychology|
|Studies: Social Psychology|
|Counseling for the Helping Professions|
|Psychological Tests & Measurements|
|Psychology and Law|
|Studies: Applied Psychology|
|Psychology Elective Course|
|Select 3 credits of additional 3000 or 4000 level courses in Psychology 1||3|
Excluding PSY 4790 Practicum (1-6 cr), PSY 4800 Undergraduate Research (1-6 cr), PSY 4960 Adv. Res Meth & Stats (0,4 cr), PSY 4965 Capstone Practicum Project (3 cr), PSY 4967 Capstone Research Project (3 cr), or PSY 4969 Critical Thinking about Psych (3 cr)
To continue as a Psychology minor, students must earn a C or better in PSY 1010 General Psychology (3 cr) and maintain a Psychology GPA of 2.00.
Minors are not required to meet with a Psychology faculty mentor but are welcome to do so. The formal mentoring period begins directly after fall break and spring break.