The purpose of the minor in psychology is to provide students in other disciplines with the opportunity to broaden their understanding of psychology through a selection of introductory and advanced courses covering a wide range of topics within the field. Students interested in pursuing the minor in psychology must choose a faculty member in the Psychology Board of Study to assist in designing an appropriate program and have that advisor sign the Application for a Program of Minor Study (available at www.purchase.edu/registrar, under “Forms,” and in the Natural Sciences Office).
Academic Requirements for the Minor in Psychology
Five courses in psychology, as follows:
Students must earn grades of C- or higher in each course used to satisfy the minor requirements. Because PSY 1530/Introduction to Psychology is a prerequisite for all upper-level courses in psychology, it should be taken early in the student’s program of study.
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