The Minor in Psychology is designed to give students broad exposure to the diverse field of psychology. The background in psychology that the minor provides is useful in a wide array of educational and career paths (e.g., business, computer science, engineering, exercise science, medicine, health professions and many other fields).
The Minor in Psychology* requires a total of 18 credit hours. Students must complete 6 courses, with most courses consisting of three (3) credits.
Once admitted to the program, students must complete five additional PSY courses distributed as follows:
Three 300-level courses from different substantive areas (i.e., one course must be completed in at least three of the following four substantive areas listed):
Two additional courses (select from the following):
At least three upper-level classes (300- or 400-level) must be taken at the University at Buffalo.
This flexible degree provides students with the opportunity to tailor coursework to their particular interests, which may complement a wide range of other majors.