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Psychology

Minor (24 credit hours)

Psychology Core

PSY 1001 - Introductory Psychology

Content Area

Students must take at least one course from any two of the four categories listed under the methodological approaches below.

Clinical/Personality

  • PSY 2150 - Positive Psychology
  • PSY 3000 - Theories of Personality
  • PSY 3620 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 4100 - Introduction to Clinical/Counseling Psychology

Cognitive & Biological

  • PSY 2120 - Brain & Behavior
  • PSY 4520 - Sensation & Perception
  • PSY 4540 - Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PSY 4570 - Cognitive Psychology

Developmental

  • PSY 2210 - Human Growth & Development
  • PSY 3250 - Child Psychology
  • PSY 3260 - Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSY 3270 - Adulthood & Aging

Social

  • PSY 2410 - Social Psychology
  • PSY 3050 - Psychology of Gender
  • PSY 3450 - Organizational Psychology
  • PSY 3700 - Psychology of Group Prejudice (Multicultural)

 

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Psychology electives

Students must complete an additional 15 credits (i.e., 5 courses) of PSY-prefix courses. Any PSY course, with the exception of PSY8888, may be used toward meeting this requirement, including any extra courses listed previously, courses listed below, or any other PSY course taken at MSU Denver.

  • PSY 1800 - Developmental Educational Psychology
  • PSY 2001 - Careers & Professional Development in Psychology
  • PSY 2110 - Educational Psychology
  • PSY 2240 - Parenting Across the Lifespan
  • PSY 2270 - Death and Dying
  • PSY 2850 - Psychology of Sexuality
  • PSY 2950 - Contemporary Issues: Variable Topics
  • PSY 3030 - Multicultural Psychology (Multicultural)
  • PSY 3070 - Psychology of Sexual Orientation
  • PSY 3240 - Infancy
  • PSY 3340 - Cognitive Development & Learning
  • PSY 3350 - Psychology of Social Development
  • PSY 3370 - Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • PSY 3380 - Clinical Neuropsychology
  • PSY 3390 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Training
  • PSY 3400 - Child Psychopathology
  • PSY 3410 - Health Psychology
  • PSY 3420 - Issues in Social-Personality Psychology: Variable Topics
  • PSY 3440 - Cravings and Addictions
  • PSY 3470 - Psychology of Violence and Aggression
  • PSY 3500 - Research Issues: Variable Topics
  • PSY 3540 - Cognitive Aging
  • PSY 3560 - Psychopharmacology
  • PSY 3980 - Internship in Psychology
  • PSY 4150 - Introduction to Psychological Assessment
  • PSY 4320 - Advanced Research Methods
  • PSY 4330 - Thinking Like a Psychologist
  • PSY 4410 - Human Factors Engineering
  • PSY 4450 - Advanced Statistics: SPSS
  • PSY 4510 - History & Systems in Psychology
  • PSY 4650 - Advanced Internship in Psychology
  • PSY 4950 - Pro-seminar in Psychology: Variable Topics
  • PSY 4980 - Independent Study

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