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Psychology Minor



The Department of Psychology exemplifies St. John's University's core values (Truth; Love; Respect; Opportunity; Excellence; and Service) and its Vincentian mission. The department is committed to academic excellence, operates in accord with accepted ethical principles and with respect for individual rights and dignity, is committed to service to the community, and demonstrates through its research, teaching, and clinical training an appreciation of the importance of cultural diversity.

The Psychology Department offers an undergraduate major and minor in Psychology. We also offer a combined B.A./M.A. in Psychology, as well as combined degrees with Criminology and Justice and Business Administration. 



PSY 1000C Introduction to Psychology: 3 credits
PSY 2030 & 2030L Statistical Methods for Social Sciences: 3 credits
Psychology Electives: 9 credits under the consultation of a faculty advisor.


Students who are interested in applying to graduate school should consider taking:

PSY 2040 & 2040P Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 2150 Physiological Psychology
PSY 2200 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 3800 History & Systems of Psychology

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

Contact Us

Tamara Del Vecchio, Ph.D.,
Marillac Hall, Room 409
[email protected] 

Diane Spitz
Administrative Assistant to the Chair
Marillac Hall, Room 409
[email protected]