Psychology minors learn how and why the human mind functions the way it does in healthy individuals. In addition, they explore abnormal brain function and its effects on life.
Goes great with:
- Criminal Justice - Corrections track
- Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement track
- Global Studies
- Human Services
- Pastoral & Youth Ministry
- Social Science
(From the 2011-13 Catalog)
A. The following courses:
General Psychology provides an overview of the methods, fundamental principles, and major perspectives which define the discipline of psychology. Intrapersonal and/or interpersonal psychological processes involved in the biological basis of behavior, sleeping and dreaming, conditioning and learning, cognition, lifespan human development, abnormal psychology, and psychological treatment. Classical and contemporary research and perspectives including the biological, cognitive, behavioral, psychodynamic, humanistic, sociocultural and evolutionary perspectives are explored. Students are actively involved through application, interactive exercises, simulations, and projects.
This course investigates the dynamics of abnormal behavior. Disorders manifested in childhood and adolescence, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, substance abuse, sexual disorder, and dependence, violence and abuse, and personality disorders are studied. Etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, research, prevention and therapy are considered. The interactions among biological, psychological, social and cultural factors are emphasized.
B. Fourteen additional credits in psychology.
Elizabeth Seebach, Ph.D.
Chair, Psychology Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1488
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 6991