Psychology Minors

The UTA Department of Psychology offers a minor in psychology with four options:

General Psychology minor

The General Psychology minor consists of 18 credit hours or more in psychology (PSYC) courses. A minimum 2.0 GPA must be maintained in the minor. Students must complete at least nine hours toward the minor at UTA, and six of the nine must be 3000 or 4000 level courses. To request a minor be added to your degree plan, please complete the minor request form and seek approval from your academic advisor. Once completed, return it to the Psychology Department office in Life Sciences Building Room 313. 

 

Clinical Health Psychology minor

The Clinical Health Psychology minor consists of 18 credit hours or more in psychology (PSYC) courses. A minimum 2.0 GPA (calculated only by the PSYC courses you take in residency) must be maintained in the minor. To request a minor be added to your degree plan, please complete the  minor request form and seek approval from your academic advisor.

Courses that count toward the clinical health psychology minor are:

Prerequisite of PSYC 1315 (Intro to Psychology) with a C or better before starting any of the following courses.

  • PSYC 3304 Analysis and Management of Behavior
  • PSYC 3310 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 3311 Adulthood and Aging
  • PSYC 3312 Social and Personality Development
  • PSYC 3314 Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 3317 Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • PSYC 3318 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 3319 Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSYC 3320 Behavior and Motivation
  • PSYC 3322 Brain and Behavior
  • PSYC 4301 Principles of Neuroscience
  • PSYC 4309 Neuropharmacology
  • PSYC 4310 Behavior Therapy
  • PSYC 4325 Developmental Psychobiology
  • PSYC 4327 Behavioral Genetics
  • PSYC 4357 Health Psychology
  • PSYC 4410 Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 4411 Advanced Topics in Personality 
  • PSYC 4421 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience
  • PSYC 4430 Advanced Topics in Clinical and Counseling
  • PSYC 4432 Advanced Topics in Health Psychology
  • PSYC 4398 Honors Thesis**
  • PSYC 4161, 4261, 4361 Readings in Psychology**
  • PSYC 4181, 4281, 4381 Research in Psychology** 

** A maximum of 6 hours of honors thesis, research, or reading credits may be applied to the minor.

Courses may be added to the list as they are offered.

 

Neuroscience minor

The Neuroscience minor consists of 18 credit hours or more in psychology (PSYC) courses. A minimum 2.0 GPA must be maintained in the minor. To request a minor be added to your degree plan, please complete the minor request form and seek approval from your academic advisor.

Courses that count toward the neuroscience minor are:

Prerequisite of PSYC 1315 (Intro to Psychology)  with a C or better before starting any of the following courses.

  • PSYC 3304 Analysis Management of Behavior
  • PSYC 3320 Behavior and Motivation
  • BIOL/PSYC 3322 Brain and Behavior
  • BIOL/PSYC 3326 Animal Behavior 
  • PSYC 3334 Cognitive Processes
  • PSYC 3356 Evolutionary Psychology
  • BIOL/PSYC 4301 Principles of Neuroscience**
  • BIOL/PSYC 4309 Neuropharmacology**
  • BIOL/PSYC 4327 Behavioral Genetic
  • PSYC 4329 Animal Learning and Cognition
  • PSYC 4420 Advanced Topics in Experimental Analysis Behavior
  • PSYC 4431 Advanced Topics in Cognitive
  • BIOL/PSYC 4421 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience**

** Additional prerequisite of BIOL/PSYC 3322 required

Courses may be added to the list as they are offered.

 

Organizational Science minor

The Organizational Science minor consists of 18 credit hours or more in psychology (PSYC) courses. A minimum 2.0 GPA must be maintained in the minor. To request a minor be added to your degree plan, please complete the minor request form and seek approval from your academic advisor.

Courses that count toward the minor are:

Prerequisite of PSYC 1315 (Intro to Psychology) with a C or better before starting any of the following courses.

  • PSYC 3301 Psychology of Human Relations
  • PSYC 3302 Business Psychology
  • PSYC 3305 Psychology of Employee Training
  • PSYC 3306 Psychology of Creativity and Creative Thinking
  • PSYC 3313 Gender and Culture Diversity
  • PSYC 3314 Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 3315 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 3320 Behavior and Motivation
  • PSYC 3334 Cognitive Processes
  • PSYC 4332 Theories of Human Learning and Memory
  • PSYC 4339 Psychology of Judgment and Choice
  • PSYC 4398 Honors Thesis**
  • PSYC 4161, 4261, 4361 Readings in Psychology**
  • PSYC 4181, 4281, 4381 Research in Psychology**

Courses may be added to the list as they are offered.