Minor in Psychology

A student enrolled in a degree program at MSOE may also earn a Minor in Psychology. Upon completion of this course of study, students will have a broad knowledge of many areas of psychology, along with a strong understanding of the research methodology that plays an integral role in the field of psychology. Understanding of human behavior and thought processes is beneficial for students navigating the diverse workplaces of the 21st century.

The Minor in Psychology requires a minimum of 27 quarter credits.

Required Courses:

SS-460 Foundations of Psychology
SS-461 Organizational Psychology
TC-261 Research Methods

One statistics course from the following:
MA-315 Introduction to Applied Statistics
MA-3610 Biostatistics
MA-340 Business Statistics
MA-262 Probability and Statistics
MA 3620-Random Variables and Statistics

Three other psychology courses from the following:
SS-462 Developmental Psychology
SS-464 Human Factors in Engineering and Design
SS-466 Abnormal Psychology
SS-467 Social Psychology

Two social science or humanities courses from the following:
HU-4200 Linguistics
SS-474 The Family
SS-476 Death and Dying
SS-475 Addictions and Compulsions

It is ideal for students to take Foundations of Psychology before other psychology courses, but not necessary.
Statistics will be utilized in the Research Methods course. Again, it is ideal for students to take statistics prior to Research Methods, but not required.


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