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Psychology Minor Requirements

New Curriculum Starting Fall 22

The minor in psychology requires a minimum of 22-23 hours to include the following

Core Courses: Complete All Courses [20 hrs]

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (or equivalent) [3-4 hours]

PSY 215: Experimental Psychology [4 hrs]

PSY 310: Cognition (formally PSY 311) [3 hrs]

PSY 312: Brain and Behavior [3 hrs]

PSY 314: Social Psychology [3 hrs]

PSY 323: Developmental Psychology [3 hrs]

Social Conflict & Democracy: The Enduring Impact of Race on U.S. Politics

Part of the Political Science department's series on Social Conflict and Democracy, this panel focuses on the enduring impact that race and slavery hold over U.S. politics.  Featuring guest speaker Maya Sen of Harvard, presenting on "The Political Legacy of Southern Slavery," the panel include three Univ. of Kentucky faculty experts as well: Christia Spears Brown (Psychology), Melynda Price (UK Law), and Ray Block (AAAS & Political Science).

Cosponsored by the Quantitative Initiative for Social & Policy Research (QIPSR) and the College of Arts & Science's Keys to Our Common Future initiative.

Kincaid Auditorium (#111 Gatton B&E)

New Eye-tracking Technology for Addiction Research

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). One in every 12 adults, 17.6 million people, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence. Several million more engage in risky, binge drinking patterns that could lead to alcohol problems. Looking into the reasons individuals become addicted to alcohol is why Dr. Mark Fillmore came to the University of Kentucky 17 years ago.

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