Psychology, Minor

Offered in: Chicago | Schaumburg

A background in psychology is essential in today’s complex society to gain an understanding of why people and groups behave as they do and how individuals struggle to achieve their full human potential.

Requirements

  • six courses in Psychology, including a course in introductory psychology (PSYC103).
  • At least two courses must be at the 300 level.
  • Students must select courses from at least two different core areas (see list below); the remainder are electives.
  • At least two courses must be taken at Roosevelt University, one at the 300 level.
  • All courses in the minor must be completed with grades of C- or higher. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for all courses in the minor.
Required Course3
INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY
Select two (2) courses from at least two different Areas below. The remaining three (3) courses are electives and can be any offered by the Psychology Department.15
Area 1: Biological/Cognitive/Learning Psychology
FUNDAMENTALS OF BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE
LEARNING
SENSATION AND PERCEPTION
COGNITIVE PROCESSES
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Area 2: Social/Diversity Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY STUDY OF RACISM
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN
POVERTY & THE INDIVIDUAL
Area 3: Human Development/Individual Difference
THEORIES OF PERSONALITY
CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AS A CULTURAL PROCESS
ADULT DEVELOPMENT
OLDER ADULTHOOD AND AGING
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Area 4: Applied/Clinical Psychology
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS
CHILDHOOD & ADOLESCENCE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
LAW AND PSYCHOLOGY
RELAXATION & MINDFULNESS
Total Credit Hours18