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 Nicole Rice '18 - Psychology

As a Psychology major at Curry College, Nicole Rice knows she is right where she is meant to be. - "It's fantastic. It's everything that interests me. The professors are just so experienced and knowledgeable."

Meet Khaila Fitzgerald '18 - Psychology

"I love the Psychology department here at Curry," says Khaila Fitzgerald '18. "All of my professors motivate me every day to reach beyond any goals I ever thought I could have. Every time I go into class I feel like I'm so important here."

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.

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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