This 19 credit minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students and provides students with a grounding in topics related to human growth and development, cognition, learning and instruction, motivation, measurement, and research methods.


Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

For policies governing all undergraduate programs, see AP.5 Undergraduate Policies

Banner Code: EDP

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 19

Required Courses

EDEP 350Perspectives on Achievement Motivation (Mason Core)3
EDUC 302Human Growth and Development3
PSYC 312Educational Psychology3
PSYC 320Psychological Tests and Measurements4
Total Credits13


Select two courses from the following:6
Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence
Developmental Psychology (Mason Core)
Child Development
Adolescent Development
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Creativity and Innovation
Total Credits6