2015-16 University Bulletin 
    Aug 19, 2022  
2015-16 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Minor

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(18 credits)

Students majoring in another field may minor in Psychology by completing the following: One required course PIA 101  and a minimum of 15 credits in other psychology courses as specified below.  Transfer students must complete at least 9 of the credits at Adelphi University.  For a course to count toward the minor, students must attain a minimum grade of C-.

Transfer Credits

Students should take at least 50% of the minor’s courses at Adelphi.

Introductory Requirements (3 credits)

Domain Requirements (6 credits)

Students must take 3 credits each in two of the four domains in psychology:

Additional Requirements (minimum 9 credits)

At least 9 additional credits in Psychology courses numbered 114 or higher, chosen in consultation with an advisor.

The psychology minor is useful for students who are interested in pursuing careers in related fields of psychology.  Students should seek advisement regarding the specific pre-requisites required for the psychology related occupations and continued studies in those areas:

  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech & Hearing
  • Art Therapy
  • Guidance Counseling
  • Industrial Organization
  • School Psychology
  • And more…

Students should seek the advice of faculty in both the Department of Psychology and their major before selecting courses and electives.  Students might want to choose electives that would be required courses in the event they switch to a major in psychology.  After securing advisor approval, to declare a minor, a student must submit a completed Change of Major/Minor form to the Registrar.

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