The psychology minor provides an opportunity for students to explore various psychological processes and their impact on human behavior. Although the psychology minor is open to students in any Alfred State baccalaureate program, it may particularly interest students in the forensic science, nursing, business administration, interdisciplinary studies, human services management, sports management and/or architecture programs. The psychology minor requires a minimum of 15 credit hours in psychology and includes an introductory course, two upper-level psychology courses, and two psychology electives. At least three credits must not count towards the student’s major(s). At least three credits must be completed at Alfred State.
The minor is comprised of existing courses. The minor will be housed in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and departmental faculty will coordinate the program and advise students in the minor.
Upon completion of the minor, students will be able to do the following:
Apply psychological theories to the student’s major field of study.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|PSYC 1013||General Psychology||3|
Two of the following electives:
Two of the following upper-level electives:
Total number of credit hours required for the minor: 15
*Other PSYC courses may be counted towards the minor, at the Department's discretion.