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The minor in psychology is intended for those students who want to gain an overview of the science of psychology and its methodological foundations, and to sample more advanced work in the areas of specialization within psychology at Vanderbilt.

Students are required to complete 18 hours of course work inside the department, distributed as follows:
[3] Psychology 101
[6] Psychology 208 and either 209 or PSY 2101 (Peabody)
[6] Two courses from the list of Distribution Courses specified for the major
[3] One additional course at the 200 level

[18] Total hours

Students may elect undergraduate seminars (Psychology 280–289 or 297) as the additional course at the 200-level, but not Directed or Independent Study (Psychology 290 and 293)