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Psychology Minor

Division of Natural Sciences

A minimum of 18 credits including the following courses:

Introduction to psychology as a natural and a social science. Topics include the methods of science biological bases of behavior developmental processes sensation and perception states of consciousness conditioning and learning memory and cognition motivation and emotion theories and assessment of intelligence and personality diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders and social-cultural influences on behavior. General Education Social Sciences

Unit(s): 3

Exploration of descriptive correlational and experimental research methods and statistics. Topics include the scientific method ethical research hypothesis testing reliability and validity the nature and correct use of inferential statistics and how to interpret main effects and interactions. Lab focus on SPSS analyses and a group designed research project. Three lecture hours and one lab per week. Prerequisite PSY 101

Unit(s): 3

Plus 4 additional PSY courses

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Dr. Alan Eby, Department Chair
540-828-5627
leby@bridgewater.edu