Requirements for a Psychology Minor

The Psychology minor offers an excellent complement to all majors by providing an increased depth of understanding of human behavior, personal identity, education and counseling, brain and cognition, human development across the life span, and much more! 

The Psychology Minor requires 15 credits at the 2000/3000-level with a minimum of 6 credits at the 3000 level*, which must be completed at Curry College. A maximum of 6 credits may be satisfied on a transfer basis. (Excluding internship credits)

*Nursing majors who minor in Psychology need PSY 2400 plus 9 additional credits in Psychology.  Only three credits must be at the 3000-level.

Gerontology Minor
See description of Gerontology concentration.

Substance Abuse Counseling Minor
See description of Substance Abuse Counseling concentration.

Meet Giana DiCarlo '15

When Giana DiCarlo '15 first came to Curry College she wasn't quite sure what path she wanted to take academically. But soon after stepping foot on campus in her first year, with the help of her "incredible" advisor, she decided on psychology...and she hasn't looked back.

Meet Brittany Howe '12

After graduating from Curry College, Brittany Howe '12, a transfer student from Braintree, MA, is working as a Behavioral Health Coordinator at South Shore Hospital.

Psych Faculty Pens Teen Parenting Survival Guide

Joani Geltman, MSW, lecturer in the Curry College Psychology department, has published a new book titled, A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out.  Geltman's book was recently featured in an article in the Boston Globe.

Psychology Faculty News
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Congratulations to members of the Curry psychology faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!

Community Psychology on Facebook
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Community Psychology is a new course at Curry College where students learn about the various theories and research in Community Psychology while being trained by various professionals to be allies for Close to Home's Sexual and Violence Prevention campaigns.

Useful Websites
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Here is a list of links to sites that are useful to psychology students. In particular, both the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS) provide a great deal of useful information for undergraduates.


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