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Psychology minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services

The minor in psychology provides the opportunity for students to take courses comprising the study of behavior. Students may select from among a variety of courses, which enables students to customize their minor while getting wide exposure to important concepts, issues, methods, and theories in psychology. 

Notes about this minor:

  • The minor is closed to students majoring in psychology.
  • Posting of the minor on the student’s academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
Choose five of the following:
   PSYC-221    Abnormal Psychology
   PSYC-222    Biopsychology
   PSYC-223    Cognitive Psychology
   PSYC-224    Perception
   PSYC-225    Social Psychology
   PSYC-231    Death and Dying
   PSYC-232    Developmental Psychology
   PSYC-233    History and Systems
   PSYC-234    Industrial and Organizational Psychology
   PSYC-235    Learning and Behavior
   PSYC-236    Personality
   PSYC-237    Psychology of Women
   PSYC-238    Psychology of Religion
   PSYC-239    Positive Psychology
   PSYC-240    Psychology of Human Sexuality

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides a solid knowledge base of psychological terms, concepts, methods, theories, and issues.

0514-210 Introduction to Psychology

Required Course:
0514-402 Research Methods

Electives—Choose four of the following:
0514-440 Childhood and Adolescence
0514-441 Humanistic Psychology
0514-442 Adulthood and Aging
0514-443 Cognitive Psychology
0514-444 Social Psychology
0514-445 Psychology of Perception
0514-446 Psychology of Personality
0514-447 Abnormal Psychology
0514-448 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
0514-449 Behavior Modification
0514-451 Psychology of Motivation
0514-453 Death and Dying
0514-483 Social Psychology of Religion
0514-544 History and Systems