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Minor Program in General Psychology

MINOR PROGRAM IN GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology is the study of mental and behavioural processes of humans and animals. The minor program in General Psychology aims to introduce students from all disciplines to the scientific study of human behaviour. Students who complete this program are expected to be familiar with the major genres of psychology in both theoretical and applied sense.

Conditions of Minor Program Completion

Students must be enrolled in a minimum of one course from each of the three categories below. The remaining credits can be completed by taking courses listed in these categories or courses deemed suitable by the minor program coordinator. The course categories will be revised each academic year as needed to reflect the availability and nature of the elective courses as well as the general developments in psychology.
The minimum credit requirement in elective courses: 21 credits
The credit requirement for compulsory courses: 3 credits  
The minimum total credit requirement: 24 credits

Compulsory Courses* 

Code Course Name Credit

PSYC100

General Psychology

3

Elective Courses                                                              

Code Category 1 Credit

PSYC221

Developmental Psychology – I

4

PSYC222

Developmental Psychology – II

4

PSYC251

Social Psychology – I

3

PSYC252

Social Psychology – II

3

PSYC355

Industrial Psychology

4

PSYC331

Testing & Measurement in Psychology

4

 

Any other PSYC course deemed suitable in this
category by the minor program coordinator.

 

                                                                                

Code Category 2 Credit

PSYC340

Theories of Personality

4

PSYC342

Psychopathology

4

PSYC442

Clinical Psychology

4

PSYC449

Introduction to Health Psychology

3

PSYC200

Ethics in Research & Practice of Psychology

2

 

Any other PSYC course deemed suitable in this
category by the minor program coordinator.

 

                                                                                

Code Category 3 Credit

PSYC281

Experimental Psychology – I: Learning

3

PSYC284

Experimental Psychology – II: Cognition

4

PSYC374

Biological Psychology

4

 

Any other PSYC course deemed suitable in this
category by the minor program coordinator.

 

                                                                                

* In addition to the standard requirements for admission to the psychology minor program, students are also expected to demonstrate introductory level of statistics and research methods knowledge to the satisfaction of the minor program coordinator.