Coursework in psychology can enhance many different majors, and the minor in psychology is available to students in any major at Mason. For a list of suggested courses for students who are majoring in specific disciplines that interact especially well with psychology, contact the Undergraduate Psychology Office.
Degree Requirements (Catalog Year 2013-2014)
In addition to meeting the following requirements, students must meet the university requirements for all minors.
Students pursuing this minor must complete 18 credits of psychology with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
One required course (3 credits)
PSYC 100 - Basic Concepts in Psychology Credits: 3
Three courses (9 credits) in three of the following areas of psychology
Students must choose cognition or physiological as one of the three areas, though they may choose both.
PSYC 325 - Abnormal Psychology Credits: 3
PSYC 317 - Cognitive Psychology Credits: 3
Psychology electives (6 credits)
No more than three credits of PSYC 260, 350, and 460 (in total) may be used as elective credit toward the minor.
Total: 18 credits
Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.