The University of West Georgia is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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One of the following courses plus 12 hours of upper division psychology courses constitute a minor.
PSYC-3010 - Human Growth and Development
An overview of psychological growth and development across the life-span.
PSYC-3150 - Abnormal Psychology
An examination of psychological disorders ranging from everyday suffering and interpersonal problems to severe disorders and their treatment.
PSYC-3730 - Social Psychology
The impact of language, culture, and social structure upon the development of the person in society.
PSYC-3800 - Psychology of Mind and Body
This course examines the effect of psychological experiences on bio-physiological processes. Topics discussed include: Psychoneuroimmunology, state dependent learning, therapies (e.g., biofeedback, meditation, hypnosis, guided imagery, etc.), disciplines (e.g., yoga, tai chi, etc.), and philosophical conceptions of mind/body relations.
PSYC-3900 - Personality Theories
This course examines the major theories of personality and motivation. The major concerns to be addressed are the nature and purpose of the personality-theorizing activity and its relationship to the theorizing person.
PSYC-4030 - History and Philosophy of Psychology
An intensive exploration of the major theoretical themes in psychology in historical and contemporary contexts.
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