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Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Psychology Department

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) 

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

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

PSY xxx: Cross-cultural psychology
SOC 200: Concepts of Race & Ethnic Relations (required)
NUR 251: Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness
SW 220: Cultural Diversity: Theoretical & Participatory Approach
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
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)

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

Recommended courses for minor in Biology (animal focus)

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

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

JLA/SOC 205: Juvenile Delinquency
JLA 250: Family Law
SW 245: Child Welfare
JLA 316: Juvenile Justice Management
JLA 409: Addiction & Crime

Human Development track

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