Applied Psychology Minor

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Applied Psychology Minor, students will be able to:

  1. Students will demonstrate foundational knowledge and comprehension of applied Psychology subject matter (ULO 1).
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of and apply basic research methods in Psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation (ULO 1).
  3. Students will use research to understand and apply  relevant psychological principles to individuals in the workplace, community, or society at large (ULO 3).
  4. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skill in integrating a Biblical worldview with their work, ministry, or family life (ULO 2).

Each Program Learning Outcome (PLO) listed above references at least one of the University Learning Outcomes (ULO 1, 2, 3), which may be found in the General Information section of this catalog.

Curriculum Requirements

An Applied Psychology Minor is offered with the completion of 18 credits,12 of which must be upper-division.

Program-Specific Core Curriculum Courses
The following course is a prerequisite to the minor and may only be counted toward the Behavioral Science Core Curriculum requirement:
Introduction to Psychology
Program Courses
APSY 265Psychology and Christian Thought3
Select 15 credits from the Psychology electives below, 12 of which must be upper-division.15
Statistics for Research
Experimental Psychology
Developmental Psychology: Lifespan
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of Health and Well-Being
Cognitive Psychology
Social and Cultural Psychology
Psychology in the Workplace
Theories of Personality
Counseling Techniques
Psychology of Marriage and Family Life
Positive Psychology
Total Credits18