2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Psychology

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Psychology, Minor Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Minor Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Psychology minor? - Program Spotlight

The psychology minor will enable you to see how psychological variables play an important role in our daily interactions with other people. You will learn how perceptions influence decision-making, how psychological forces shape our opinions and behavior.

Employers list the following skills as extremely important: Interpersonal, teamwork, analytical, oral communications, flexibility, written communications, leadership, and co-op experience. Completing a minor in Psychology will teach you these skills as well as organizational skills, research skills, problem solving skills, environmental skills, and social skills. Graduating with a minor in psychology will make you more effective in your chosen profession, and therefore more marketable.

More Information

ADVISOR:  Dr. Meral Topcu
PHONE:  231-591-2751
MAIL: 

Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 2108
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2735

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Introduction to Psychology
3
Choose maximum of two courses:
Statistics for PSYC Sciences
3
Lifespan of Human Development
3
PSYC-Exceptional Children
3
Psych Research Methods-Design
3
Choose at least three courses:
Educational Psychology
3
Psych of Intprsl Relationships
3
Social Psychology
3
Indust-Organizational Psych
3
Psychology of Personality
3
Child Psychology
3
Psychology of Adolescence
3
Intro to Forensic Psychology
3
Physiological Psychology
3
Sensation and Perception
3
Principles of Learning
3
Cognitive Psychology
3
Behavior Modification
3
Measure-Assessment in PSYC
3
Abnormal Psychology
3
Interpersonal-Cultural Percept
3
Psychology of Gender
3