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Fifteen semester hours from the courses are required for the minor in educational psychology.

How do I declare a minor in educational psychology?

  • Request a minor application from the Department of Educational and School Psychology office in room 246, Stouffer Hall.
  • Complete the "Student Information" and meet with your academic advisor for approval and a signature.
  • The faculty advisor for the minor is Professor Roger Briscoe. Return the completed application to the department office for Dr. Briscoe's signature.

What courses comprise the minor?

  • EDSP 102 – Educational Psychology
  • EDSP 477 – Assessment of Student Learning
  • EDSP 373 – Psychology of Adolescent Education (Spring only)
  • EDSP 378 – Learning 378 (Spring only)
  • EDSP 376 – Behavior Problems (Fall only)

Why minor in educational psychology?

An Educational Psychology minor can help you understand, predict, and control behavior in learning situations. It's also good preparation if you're considering a graduate program in school psychology or guidance counseling. This program provides you with extended study on broad topics related to

  • Developmental learning theory
  • Sound teaching methods
  • Classroom management techniques
  • Behavioral management techniques
  • Behavioral assessment and management
  • Classroom assessment
  • Test construction
  • Psychology of adolescent education
  • It can be helpful in complementing an educator's work in coping with classroom situations.

  • Educational and School Psychology Department
  • Stouffer Hall, Room 246
    1175 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1087
  • Phone: 724-357-2316
  • Fax: 724-357-6946
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.