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  • Psychology (Minor)

  • Overview

    The Psychology minor is offered through Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

    This curriculum introduces students to the history and scope of psychological inquiry, helps them acquire a basic understanding of the scientific method and its application to psychological research, and trains them to critically evaluate and discuss psychology texts. Learn more about the Psychology program.

    Curriculum

    The minor in Psychology requires the completion of the following courses. Students should consult with their Student Success advisor if they are taking a combination of NPSY and LPSY courses to ensure that the course content does not overlap.

    • ULEC 2160 Introduction to Psychology
    • A minimum of 4 courses and/or a minimum of 15 credits total in the following 2 subject areas:
      • LPSY or NPSY Fundamentals courses at the 2000 level
      • LPSY or NPSY courses at the 3000- or 4000- level 

    Total credits: 18-21

    Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill the minor. See the university course catalog for fall 2021 Psychology courses that fulfill these requirements.

    Eligibility

    Minors are available to undergraduate students across The New School. Please meet with your Student Success advisor to discuss how a minor will fit in with your overall degree requirements. If you have additional questions about requirements for the Psychology minor that cannot be answered by your Student Success advisor, please consult Joan Miller, Psychology Director of Undergraduate Studies and Departmental Faculty Advisor, at millerj@newschool.edu or 212.229.5727 x3106.

    How to Declare or Change a Minor

    General guidelines for declaring a minor are available here. Current students can declare or change a minor by logging in to my.newschool.edu, clicking on the Academics tab, and then clicking on the link to Major/Minor Declarations.

  • Take the Next Step

    Contact your Student Success advisor to discuss how a minor will fit with your degree requirements.

    Declare or change a minor on my.newschool.edu in the Academics tab. Note that some minors require an application.

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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