Educational Psychology Minor
Psychologists working in the field of education study how people learn and retain knowledge. They apply psychological science to improve the learning process and promote educational success for all students.
This 19-credit minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students and provides students a grounding in topics related to human growth and development, cognition, learning and instruction, motivation, measurement, and research methods.
- EDEP 350: Perspectives on Achievement Motivation (3 credit hours)
- EDUC 302: Human Growth and Development (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 312: Educational Psychology (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 320: Psychological Tests and Measurements (4 credit hours)
Select two courses from the following:
- EDEP 405: The Neuroscience of Learning and Cognition (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 211: Developmental Psychology (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 313: Child Development (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 314: Adolescent Development (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 322: Behavior Modification (3 credit hours)
- PSYC 335: Psychology of Creativity and Innovation (3 credit hours)