General Psychology, Minor

Program Overview

The customized minor is designed for students who want to sample a variety of topics within psychology or select a set of courses that share a common theme. Students will learn how behavior and thought are influenced by cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and environmental factors, and how to apply psychological principles.

The General Psychology Minor consists of 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • General Psychology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Mathematical Methods in Psychological Science
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Personality
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Psychology of Mindfulness
  • Sensibilities
  • Learning
  • Drugs, Society, and Behavior
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Cognition and the Brain
  • Stress and the Brain
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Hormones, Brain, and Behavior
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology and The Law
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychopharmacology and Behavioral Toxicology

See course catalog for details


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575


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