Psychology of Learning Minor

Are you interested in learning more about the teaching and learning process so that you can become the best possible teacher, graduate teaching assistant, instructor and/or professor/faculty member one day?

Our Psychology of Learning Graduate Minor is centered around understanding the teaching-learning process inclusive of learning, development and motivation in a variety of educational contexts. The minor will . . .

  • Encompass both classic and contemporary approaches to teaching and learning,

  • Offer wide appeal to learners from all majors and colleges both across Auburn University and globally,

  • Provide an excellent foundation for you as a current or future teacher at all levels, K-Adulthood, and

  • Offer a variety or courses in both face-to-face and distance formats.

The majority of our courses have both in-person (on campus) and distance learning (off campus) options. 


Graduate Minor Overview

Take 12 credit hours from the following courses:

  • EPSY 7100 Learning & Wellness in Later Life

  • EPSY 7400 Ed Psych & Educational Implications

  • EPSY 7410 The Individual in the Teaching-Learning Process

  • EPSY 7420 Learning Theory and Educational Practice

  • EPSY 7430 Motivation and Achievement

  • EPSY 8410 Learning in the Social Context

  • EPSY 8440 Ed Psych Apprenticeship Seminar

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Visit Auburn’s Graduate School homepage for checklists, resources, valuable graduate student information and to begin your application. Please contact department faculty listed above with program-specific questions.

Last updated: 05/17/2024