Minor in Psychology

The Psychology minor consists of five courses, including the following:

  1. PSYC 10a (Introduction to Psychology)
  2. PSYC 51a (Statistics), or an equivalent course, as listed under item C of Requirements for the Undergraduate Major
  3. PSYC 52a (Research Methods and Laboratory in Psychology)
  4. Two elective courses. These electives may be any combination of Group I or Group II courses, or advanced seminars, as listed under sections B and E respectively of Requirements for the Undergraduate Major
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Grades

All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better, and no course taken pass/fail may be applied towards the minor.

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Outside Courses

Only one course taken outside of the Brandeis Department of Psychology may be applied toward the minor, including PSYC 51a equivalent courses. Permissible extra-departmental options include one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) course credit, one transfer credit from another university (with prior approval) or one Brandeis cross-listed course.

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Advising

All declared Psychology minors will be offered a Psychology faculty advisor.