Suggested Plans for Psychology Minors

 

Psychology is a diverse field with multiple sub-specializations that can be relevant to your career interests. Below is our suggested course sequence depending on your major specialization or career plans. After completing PSYC 1000 we encourage you to complete the rest of the minor over two years, taking one course each semester, in the order it is listed below. Please contact the designated psychology minor faculty advisor for further support.

 

Notes:

  • Course enrollment is subject to availability and not all courses listed below are offered regularly or have available spaces for minors.
  • If a course is restricted to majors only, consult with the department chair on your eligibility to register or complete the relevant department waiting list.
  • If a course requires a prerequisite that you did not complete, please consult with the department chair on your eligibility to register.

 

Accounting

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option a. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option b. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 420/4022  -  Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Actuarial Science or Data Science

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 207/2000  -  Introduction to Psychological Statistics (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 208/2100  -  Research Methods for Psychology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab) OR PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

 

Anthropology

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 412-512/5112  -  Psychosocial Issues in Forced Migration (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 407/4015  -  Psychological Anthropology (3 cr.)

 

Architecture

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 000/4012  -  Psychology of Gender (3 cr.)

 

Biology

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 380/3800  -  Biopsychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/4098  -  Selected Topics in Neuroscience (3 cr.) OR PSYC 000/5122  -  Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Business

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 420/4022  -  Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Chemistry

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 380/3800  -  Biopsychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/4098  -  Selected Topics in Neuroscience (3 cr.) OR PSYC 000/5122  -  Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Communication and media arts

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option a. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option b. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Computer science

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 308/3080  -  Cognitive Psychology (3 cr.) (prerequisite waiver not guaranteed, check with department chair)

5. PSYC 380/3800  -  Biopsychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 000/4098  -  Selected Topics in Neuroscience (3 cr.) OR any other course

 

Economics

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 420/4022  -  Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Engineering

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 313/3130  -  Learning and Behavioral Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

 

English & literature

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 000/4012  -  Psychology of Gender (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 407/4015  -  Psychological Anthropology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Entrepreneurship

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Film

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 000/4012  -  Psychology of Gender (3 cr.) OR PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Graphic design

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option a. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

3 & 4 option b. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.) + PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. Any other course

 

History

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 403/4030  -  History and Systems of Psychology (3 cr.) (prerequisite waiver not guaranteed, check with department chair)

 

Integrated marketing communication

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

International relations

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 412-512/5112  -  Psychosocial Issues in Forced Migration (3 cr.)

 

Journalism

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Marketing

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 313/3130  -  Learning and Behavioral Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 410/4011  -  Cultural Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Philosophy

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/4012  -  Psychology of Gender (3 cr.) OR PSYC 407/4015  -  Psychological Anthropology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 403/4030 - History and Systems of Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Political science

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Sociology

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Theatre

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

 

Applying to Master’s or doctorate in psychology in the U.S.

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)  (depending on relevance to intended specialization)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.) (depending on relevance to intended specialization)

4. PSYC 207/2000  -  Introduction to Psychological Statistics (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 208/2100  -  Research Methods for Psychology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)

 

Applying to AUC’s MA in Community Psychology

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/5000  -  Research Methods and Inferential Statistics for Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Applying to AUC’s MA in Counseling Psychology

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 302/3002  -  Personal Growth and Adjustment (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/5000  -  Research Methods and Inferential Statistics for Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Applying to AUC’s Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 304/3040  -  Lifespan Development (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 310/3011  -  Educational Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Careers in community psychology or community development

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 430/4063  -  Advanced Community Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Careers in child services

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 304/3040  -  Lifespan Development (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 414/4014  -  Child Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Careers in education

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 327/3270  -  Theories of Personality (3 cr.) OR PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 304/3040  -  Lifespan Development (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 310/3011  -  Educational Psychology (3 cr.)

 

Careers in neuroscience

1. PSYC 201/1000  -  Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

2. PSYC 342/3420  -  Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)

3. PSYC 330/3003  -  Community Psychology (3 cr.) OR PSYC 301/3010  -  Social Psychology (3 cr.)

4. PSYC 380/3800  -  Biopsychology (3 cr.)

5. PSYC 000/4098  -  Selected Topics in Neuroscience (3 cr.) OR PSYC 000/5122  -  Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)