Psychology (Minor)

Psychology impacts how we perceive our world, make daily decisions, and interact with others. A background in psychology is valuable in countless fields, from biology to marketing to politics.

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A Minor in Psychology is an opportunity to immerse yourself in psychology courses of interest to you. You'll learn how people perceive and process information and how they use that information to make decisions. You'll also explore psychological theories in a variety of fields including social, cognitive, clinical, industrial-organizational, development, and neuroscience, and learn how to apply those theories to real-world problems. Finally, you'll gain an understanding of how to design research studies, analyze results, and communicate results to a variety of communities.

Program Overview

A background in psychology is valuable in countless fields, from biology to marketing to politics. You'll learn how people perceive and process information and how they use that information to make decisions.

The Minor in Psychology consists of at least five courses (minimum 15 semester hours) with an option of cross-disciplinary study.

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Students who wish to declare a minor should email ugaa@iit.edu with their name, student ID number, and intended minor. Not all minors are applicable to all majors.

Featured Faculty

Jennifer Miller
Associate Professor of Psychology
Nicole Legate
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Arlen Moller
Associate Professor of Psychology Undergraduate Program Director
Lindsay Sheehan
Senior Research Associate
Frank Lane
Associate Professor of Psychology Chair, Department of Psychology
Joyce Hopkins
Professor of Psychology
Kristina Bauer
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology Assistant Professor of Psychology