2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology of Individuals with Disabilities Minor [PSYD]

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Psychology Department 
Old Main, Room 132

The Psychology of Individuals with Disabilities (PSYD) minor provides students with a foundation of knowledge related to the assessment, identification and treatment of individuals with disabilities, with a special focus on children and adolescents who have learning, cognitive and behavioral difficulties. Courses in the minor review the results of scientific research on disability conditions, and theoretical perspectives from psychology are used to organize the results of that research.

This program is open to all majors of the College.

Psychology Department Course Retake Policy

  • For the purpose of this policy, "course" refers to any course offered by the Psychology Department that is used to satisfy the requirements of any major or minor offered by the department — psychology [PSY], psychology of individuals with disabilities [PSYD].
  • A student may repeat a course to replace a failing grade, grade of X, indicating withdrawal from course or to improve the student's grade point average when the first enrollment resulted in a passing grade.
  • A student may enroll in a course twice. A third or subsequent enrollment in that course shall be with the approval of the Psychology Department only and contingent upon available space in the course after all student registration occurs.

Additional Information

Other courses, including field studies such as PSY 400, may be accepted for credit in the psychology of individuals with disabilities minor following the recommendation of the Individuals with Disabilities Committee and with consent of the department.

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 18

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