Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

# Minor in Psychology

Students on Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Spring 2023 requirements PSYMIN

## Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

**Core.**One of the following options:**Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences.**One (1) course:- PSY-P 155 Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences

# PSY-P 155 Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- An introduction to psychological and brain sciences for psychology majors. Introduces students to the history of psychology and its place in science, to the experimental method, and to the broad range of topics studied by psychological scientists.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of PSY-P 101, PSY-P 106, PSY-P 151, or PSY-P 155.

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**Introductory Psychology.****Introductory Psychology I.**One (1) course:- PSY-P 101 Introductory Psychology I

# PSY-P 101 Introductory Psychology I

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to psychology; its methods, data, and theoretical interpretations in areas of learning, sensory psychology, and psychophysiology.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of PSY-P 101, PSY-P 106, PSY-P 151, or PSY-P 155. Equivalent to IUPUI PSY-B 105 and PSY-P 151.

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**Introductory Psychology II.**One (1) course:- PSY-P 102 Introductory Psychology II

# PSY-P 102 Introductory Psychology II

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- PSY-P 101
- Description
- Continuation of PSY-P 101. Developmental, social, personality, and abnormal psychology.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of PSY-P 102, PSY-P 106, or PSY-P 152. Equivalent to IUPUI PSY-B 104 and PSY-P 152.

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**Statistics.**One (1) course:- PSY-K 300 Statistical Techniques
- PSY-K 310 Statistical Techniques
- ANTH-A 306 Anthropological Statistics
- CJUS-K 300 Techniques of Data Analysis
- ECON-E 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics
- ECON-S 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics: Honors
- LAMP-L 316 Junior Seminar: Analytical Problem Solving
- MATH-M 365 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
- POLS-Y 395 Quantitative Political Analysis
- SOC-S 371 Statistics in Sociology
- STAT-K 310 Statistical Techniques
- STAT-S 300 Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods
- STAT-S 301 Applied Statistical Methods for Business
- STAT-S 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences
- EDUC-Y 402 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS FOR BEHAVIORAL AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
- SPEA-K 300 STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES
- SPH-Q 381 INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS

# PSY-K 300 Statistical Techniques

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- One of MATH-M 106, MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-M 212, MATH-S 211, MATH-S 212, MATH-V 118, or, MATH-V 119
- Description
- Introduction to statistics; nature of statistical data; ordering and manipulation of data; measures of central tendency and dispersion; elementary probability. Concepts of statistical inference and decision: estimation and hypothesis testing. Special topics include regression and correlation, analysis of variance, non-parametric methods.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of ANTH-A 306, CJUS-K 300, ECON-E 370, ECON-S 370, MATH-K 300, MATH-K 310, POLS-Y 395, PSY-K 300, PSY-K 310, SOC-S 371, SPEA-K 300, SPH-Q 381, STAT-K 310, STAT-S 300, STAT-S 301, or STAT-S 303.

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# PSY-K 310 Statistical Techniques

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- One of MATH-M 106, MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-M 212, MATH-S 211, MATH-S 212, MATH-V 118, or, MATH-V 119
- Description
- Introduction to probability and statistics; elementary probability theory, conditional probability, independence, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion. Covers concepts of statistical inference and decision; estimation and hypothesis testing; Bayesian inference; and statistical decision theory. Special topics include regression and correlation, time series, analysis of variance, non-parametric methods.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of ANTH-A 306, CJUS-K 300, ECON-E 370, ECON-S 370, MATH-K 300, MATH-K 310, POLS-Y 395, PSY-K 300, PSY-K 310, SOC-S 371, SPEA-K 300, SPH-Q 381, STAT-K 310, STAT-S 300, STAT-S 301, or STAT-S 303.

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# ANTH-A 306 Anthropological Statistics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Fundamentals of univariate and bivariate statistics, construction and interpretation of graphs, and computer-assisted data analysis. Both statistical methodology and theory will be emphasized as well as computer literacy. Students will examine the primary literature in all branches of anthropology to familiarize themselves with the role of statistics in anthropological research.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of ANTH-A 306, CJUS-K 300, ECON-E 370, ECON-S 370, MATH-K 300, MATH-K 310, POLS-Y 395, PSY-K 300, PSY-K 310, SOC-S 371, SPEA-K 300, SPH-Q 381, STAT-K 310, STAT-S 300, STAT-S 301, or STAT-S 303.

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# CJUS-K 300 Techniques of Data Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: To be successful in this course, students should have an understanding of basic algebra.
- Description
- CJUS-K 300 covers the properties of single variables, the measurement of association between pairs of variables, and statistical inference. Additional topics, such as the analyses of qualitative and aggregated data, address specific criminal justice concerns.
- Repeatability

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# ECON-E 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, or MATH-V 118
- Notes
- R: ECON-E 252 or ECON-B 252 and MATH-M 119
- Description
- Lectures emphasize the use of basic probability concepts and statistical theory in the estimation and testing of single parameter and multivariate relationships. In computer labs, using Microsoft Excel, each student calculates descriptive statistics, probabilities, and least squares regression coefficients in situations based on current business and economic events.
- Repeatability

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# ECON-S 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics: Honors

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, or MATH-V 118; and Hutton Honors student
- Notes
- R: MATH-M 119 and ECON-E 252 or ECON-B 252
- Description
- Honors course. Designed for students of superior ability. Covers same core material as ECON-E 370.
- Repeatability

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# LAMP-L 316 Junior Seminar: Analytical Problem Solving

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Admission to the LAMP honors certificate program
- Description
- A discussion course emphasizing the use of quantitative methods and analytical skills in exploring and solving business-related problems. Topics vary with the instructor and year and include mathematical modeling and operations research, organizational control, and corporate finance.

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# MATH-M 365 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-M 212, MATH-M 213, or MATH-S 212
- Description
- Elementary concepts of probability and statistics. Combinatorics, conditional probability, independence, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, moments. Statistical inference, point estimation, confidence intervals, test of hypotheses. Applications to social, behavioral, and natural sciences.
- Repeatability
- Credit given for only one of MATH-M 360 or MATH-M 365.

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# POLS-Y 395 Quantitative Political Analysis

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduction to methods and statistics used in political inquiry, including measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, sampling, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, measures of association, analysis of variance, and regression.
- Repeatability

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# SOC-S 371 Statistics in Sociology

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Introduces the logic of statistical inference. Students will learn how to use sample data to reach conclusions about a population of interest by calculating confidence intervals and significance tests. Estimating the effects of multiple independent variables using cross-tabulations and/or regression.
- Repeatability

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# STAT-K 310 Statistical Techniques

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- MATH-M 119 or equivalent
- Description
- Introduction to probability and statistics. Elementary probability theory, conditional probability, independence, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion. Concepts of statistical inference and decision: estimation, hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, statistical decision theory. Special topics discussed may include regression and correlation, time series, analysis of variance, nonparametric methods.
- Repeatability

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# STAT-S 300 Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods

- Credits
- 4
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: Mastery of high school algebra; or MATH-M 014. Lecture and laboratory
- Description
- Introduction to methods for analyzing quantitative data. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models of data, inference about populations from random samples. Regression and analysis of variance.
- Repeatability

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# STAT-S 301 Applied Statistical Methods for Business

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Math-M 118 or equivalent
- Description
- Introduction to methods for analyzing data arising in business, designed to prepare business students for the Kelley School\'s Integrative Core. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models, fundamental principles of estimation and hypothesis testing, applications to linear regression and quality control. Microsoft Excel used to perform analyses.
- Repeatability

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# STAT-S 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Notes
- R: Mastery of high school algebra; or MATH-M 014
- Description
- Introduction to methods for analyzing data arising in the life sciences, designed for biology, human biology, and pre-medical students. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models, fundamental principles of estimation and hypothesis testing, inferences about means, correlation, linear regression.
- Repeatability

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# EDUC-Y 402 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS FOR BEHAVIORAL AND EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

- Credits
- 3–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- None

# SPEA-K 300 STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES

- Credits
- 3–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- None

# SPH-Q 381 INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS

- Credits
- 3–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- None

**Electives.**Three (3) courses:- Any PSY-C 400–499
- Any PSY-P 300–399
- Any PSY-P 400–499 except
*PSY-P 499* - PSY-P 499 Honors Thesis Research with departmental approval
- Any PSY-Y 300–399
- Any PSY-Y 400–499
- One instance of the following for at least 3 credit hours:
- PSY-X 397 Supervised Research I
- PSY-X 398 Supervised Research II
- PSY-X 497 Supervised Research III
- PSY-X 498 Capstone Supervised Research

# PSY-P 499 Honors Thesis Research

- Credits
- 1–12 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of departmental honors committee
- Notes
- May be substituted for advanced laboratory requirement or, given the permission of the departmental honors committee, for certain other requirements in the program for majors
- Description
- None
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours.

# PSY-X 397 Supervised Research I

- Credits
- 1–6 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of department
- Notes
- An approved research agreement must be in place. Does not count toward capstone or neuroscience lab credit
- Description
- First in a series of supervised research courses that require active participation in research in a single lab.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

# PSY-X 398 Supervised Research II

- Credits
- 1–6 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of department
- Notes
- An approved research agreement must be in place.
- Description
- Second in a series of supervised research courses that require active participation in research in a single lab.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

# PSY-X 497 Supervised Research III

- Credits
- 1–6 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of department
- Notes
- An approved research agreement must be in place
- Description
- Third in a series of supervised research courses that require active participation in research in a single lab. Does not count toward capstone or neuroscience lab credit. An independent experiment of modest magnitude.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in PSY-P 493 and PSY-X 497.

# PSY-X 498 Capstone Supervised Research

- Credits
- 2–3 credit hours
- Prerequisites
- Consent of department
- Notes
- R: PSY-X 397, PSY-X 398, or PSY-X 497. An approved research agreement must be in place. Counts toward capstone credit or neuroscience lab credit in approved labs
- Description
- The capstone experience in a series of supervised research courses that require active participation in research in a single lab. Course requires a research plan and progress reports.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in PSY-P 494 and PSY-X 498.

**Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.****Minor GPA.**A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.**Minor Minimum Grade.**Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.**Minor Upper Division Credit Hours.**At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.**Minor Residency.**At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

##### Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

- Any course at the 100–499 level with the
`PSY`

subject area prefix—as well as any other subject areas that are deemed functionally equivalent - Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
- Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

##### Exclusions

The following courses cannot be applied toward minor requirements:

- PSY-C 109 Careers Module 1 - Welcome to PBS
- PSY-C 209 Careers Module 2 - Self Exploration
- PSY-C 309 Careers Module 3 - Practical High Gear Exploration
- PSY-P 211 Methods of Experimental Psychology
- PSY-X 150 ASURE Psychological and Brain Sciences Research
- PSY-X 371 Undergraduate Teaching Internship and Pedagogy Seminar
- PSY-X 476 Practicum in Psychology

# PSY-C 109 Careers Module 1 - Welcome to PBS

- Credits
- 1
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- First module of the career exploration sequence. Introduces career development resources and opportunities in and around the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.

# PSY-C 209 Careers Module 2 - Self Exploration

- Credits
- 1
- Prerequisites
- PSY-C 109; or consent of instructor
- Description
- Second module of the career exploration sequence, focusing on exploring the self: identity, professional goals, skills and strengths.

# PSY-C 309 Careers Module 3 - Practical High Gear Exploration

- Credits
- 1
- Prerequisites
- PSY-C 209; or consent of instructor
- Description
- Third module of the career exploration sequence, focusing on practical skills for career exploration, including job search techniques and teamwork with peers.

# PSY-P 211 Methods of Experimental Psychology

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- PSY-P 101 or PSY-P 155
- Description
- Design and execution of simple experiments, treatment of results, search of the literature, and preparation of experimental reports.

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# PSY-X 150 ASURE Psychological and Brain Sciences Research

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- None
- Description
- Intensive psychological and neuroscience research lab courses designed for the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience program.

# PSY-X 371 Undergraduate Teaching Internship and Pedagogy Seminar

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Major in psychology or neuroscience; major GPA in psychology or neuroscience of 3.500 or higher; and consent of instructor
- Description
- Supervised experience in assisting the teaching of an undergraduate course. Seminar portion includes discussion of instructional techniques, course design, classroom management, methods for student evaluation, and specific training for UTA job responsibilities.
- Grading
- S/F grading.

# PSY-X 476 Practicum in Psychology

- Credits
- 3
- Prerequisites
- Consent of instructor
- Description
- Students observe and assist staff at an off-campus psychology-related work site and participate in group discussions about their experiences. Intended as an opportunity to integrate science and practice, students complete readings and written assignments to acquire skills and knowledge. Grade is based on written assignments and site supervisor evaluations.
- Repeatability
- May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (PSYBA)
- Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychological Science (CLPSYSCIBS)
- Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychological Science - TSAP Version (CLPSYSTSBS)
- Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Business Psychology (OBPSYBS)
- Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Business Psychology - TSAP Version (OBPSYTSBS)
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology (PSYBS)
- Certificate in Clinical Psychological Science (CLNPSYACRT)
- Certificate in the Psychology of Business (PSYBUSACRT)
- [Name unavailable] (PSYTSBA)
- [Name unavailable] (PSYTSBS)

Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.