department of psychology

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Find Courses Related to Your Interests

Some suggested psychology courses for majors and minors are listed below, according to interest areas. Remember, these are just suggestions and you are free to modify them according to your particular goals. You can use this page as a guide when reviewing the curriculum worksheet or minor requirements with an advisor.

Additionally, any six psychology courses (18 credits) may be used to meet the minimum requirements for a psychology minor. The psychology courses you take as your minor are up to you, but should be selected to satisfy your curiosity about an area of psychology or to compliment your major.

See all PSY Course Descriptions

Child/School Psychology

PSY 232 – Developmental Psychology
PSY 254 – Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders
PSY 305 – Field Experience in Psychology (Child Related Site)
PSY 361 – Learning
PSY 384 – Cognitive Psychology
PSY 430 – Intimate Relationships
PSY 432 – Advanced Developmental
PSY 434 – Psychological Testing
PSY 442 – The Exceptional Child
PSY 466 – Child Sexual Abuse *
PSY 471 – Applied Behavioral Analysis and Remediation *
PSY 479 – Introduction to School Psychology

* Only offered at FCCE Providence Campus

Alcohol and Drug Counseling

(Certificate Available)

PSY 254 – Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders
PSY 436 – Psychotropic Drugs and Therapy
PSY 460 – The Substance Troubled Person
PSY 465 – Introduction to Crisis Intervention
ONE other psychology course such as PSY 361, PSY 434, PSY 305, or internship in related service facility

If you are interested in the certificate option, please see certificate site for additional course requirements.

Applied Behavioral Psychology

(Certificate Available)

PSY 232 – Developmental Psychology
PSY 254 – Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders
PSY 442 – The Exceptional Individual
PSY 361 – Learning
PSY 471 – Applied Behavioral Analysis
PSY 473 – Practicum in Behavioral Analysis

If you are interested in the certificate option, please see certificate site for additional course requirements.

Cognitive/Neuropsychology

PSY 361 – Learning
PSY 384 – Cognitive Psychology
PSY 385 – Perception
PSY 381- Physiological Psychology

Courses in other departments are encouraged. See Guide to Double Majors and Minors.

Health/Clinical/Counseling Psychology

PSY 254 – Behavior Problems and Personality Disorders
PSY 255 – Health Psychology
PSY 275 – Alcohol Use and Misuse
PSY 334 – Introduction to Clinical Psychology
PSY 335 – The Psychology of Social Behavior
PSY 436 – Psychotropic Drugs and Therapy
PSY 460 – The Substance-Troubled Person
PSY 479 – Topics in Psychology (Health Promotion Topic)

Cognitive/Neuropsychology courses are also valuable and encouraged.

Social/Multicultural Psychology

PSY 232 – Developmental Psychology
(Section taught by Dr. Rogers with a multicultural/social emphasis)
PSY 335 – The Psychology of Social Behavior
PSY 399 – Introduction to Multicultural Psychology
PSY 425 – Peace Psychology
PSY 470 – Topics in Social Psychology
PSY 480 – Psychology of Women

Courses in other departments are encouraged. See Guide to Double Majors and Minors.

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