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South Dakota State University    
  Aug 19, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology Minor

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Program Contact/Coordinator
Rebecca Martin, Interim Department Head
Department of Psychology
Hansen Hall 029
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Program Information
Students who have an interest in psychology but would prefer to adapt their study as a complement to another major may choose to minor in Psychology. The curriculum allows flexibility in course selection. Thus, students with majors in a wide variety of disciplines will find it possible to design a psychology minor that is relevant to their career goals.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the minor in Psychology, students will:

  • demonstrate familiarity with major concepts in psychology;
  • understand basic research methods in psychology;
  • critically evaluate empirical support for various theories and findings;
  • apply psychological content and skills to career goals.

Academic Requirements
Psychology does not permit the double use of courses in its major with a minor.  

Course Delivery Format
Psychology courses are delivered at multiple locations (Brookings Main Campus and the University Center - Sioux Falls), and in multiple formats including face-to-face lecture, discussion, and laboratory courses, as well as online courses.

Requirements for Psychology Minor: 18 Credits

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