Course Recommendations for select minor programs

The following list of courses is recommended to Psychology majors who are interested in pursuing a minor or in strengthening their major with related courses outside of psychology.

Recommended courses for a minor in Women’s Studies (18 SH)

  1. PSY/WS 217:        Psychology of Women
  2. NUR/WS 250:       Women’s Health Issues
  3. ECO/WS 212:       Economics of Gender
  4. HIS/WS 320:         Women & Leadership
    or
    HIS/WS 210:         Women in American History
  5. COM/WS 211:      Women, Language & Communication
    or
    COM/WX 374:      Women & Media in the US
  6. ANT/WS 236:       Culture, Sex & Gender

Recommended courses for a minor in Multi-cultural Studies (18 SH)

  1. PSY xxx:    Cross-cultural psychology
  2. SOC 200:  Concepts of Race & Ethnic Relations (required)
  3. NUR 251:  Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness
  4. SW 220:    Cultural Diversity: Theoretical & Participatory Approach
  5. AAS 100:   Black Experience in America
    or
    HIS/AAS 219:       African-American History & Culture
    or
    ANT/SOC 213:     North American Indians
    or
    SOC 211:  Latinos in the US
  6. ANT/SOC 322:     Comparative Minority Relations
    or
    ENG 227:  Ethnicity & Identity in Literature
    or
    SOC 202:  Class, Status and Power

Recommended courses for minor in Biology (genetics/evolutionary focus)

  1. BIO 103 & 104: General Biology I & II (required)
  2. BIO 105 & 106: Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  3. BIO 312:  Genetics
  4. BIO 325:    Evolutionary Biology

Recommended courses for minor in Biology (animal focus)

  1. BIO 103 & 104: General Biology I & II (required)
    (Satisfies the General Ed Lab Science requirement)
  2. BIO 208:    Animal Behavior
  3. BIO 204:    Vertebrate Zoology
  4. BIO 205:    Animal Physiology
  5. PHI 112:    Ethics & the Nonhuman

Recommended course cluster for people interested in Developmental track Legal/Social Issues track

  1. JLA/SOC 205: Juvenile Delinquency
  2. JLA 250:    Family Law
  3. SW 245:    Child Welfare
  4. JLA 316: Juvenile Justice Management
  5. JLA 409: Addiction & Crime

Human Development track

  1. BIO 133 (4 credits, Lab course):    Human Development Before Birth (Satisfies the General Ed Lab Science requirement)
  2. HPX 205: Nutrition & Health
    or
    BIO 125: Food & Nutrition
  3. COM 215: Family Communication
  4. HPX 230: Drug Studies
  5. HPX 355:  Human Sexuality

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