The mission of the Political Psychology minor is to provide students with a deeper understanding of the ways behavior and decision-making underlie politics and policy and the means by which political institutions influence behavior and decision-making.
Students minoring in Political Psychology will be able to apply their skills and training to careers in local, state, and federal politics. Students will be well positioned to work in political communications, lobbying and campaigns, among other occupations.
Students who graduate with a Political Psychology minor will:
To apply transfer credits toward the completion of minor requirements, students must have earned a grade of “C” or better in each course to be transferred. Courses completed more than ten years ago will not be accepted for purposes of completing the requirements of the minor.
Required Courses: 18 credits
In addition to completing the courses stated above, students will be required to complete a short paper demonstrating their understanding of how behavior and decision-making underlie politics and policy.