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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Minor

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Students not choosing to major in psychology may, nevertheless, find a background in psychology useful and important. Such students may choose a minor in psychology. Students interested in psychology as a minor should consult the department advisor, Darian Schiffman (darian@umbc.edu, Math-Psychology Main Office, room 312 B), in choosing their courses.

Requirements for the Minor in Psychology

The minor in psychology will consist of a minimum of 19 credits (18 credits if transferring in a 3 credit Introductory Psychology course):

General requirement (4 credits)

Distribution requirements (15 credits)

One course in five of the following six domains (no more than two courses at the 200-level):


No course in which a student earns a grade below C may count toward the minor. Psychology minors must complete at least nine credits in psychology at UMBC.

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