Psychology Minor

15 credits (5 courses)

Students interested in Psychology may choose to pursue a minor either to supplement the work in their majors or to fulfill the requirements for a related area within their majors. The minor in Psychology requires that students complete five three-credit courses for a total of 15 credits in addition to any Psychology courses chosen to fulfill the requirements under General Education.

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  • Complete PSY 0010 - Introduction to Psychology
  • Complete four additional three-credit PSY courses.

Psychology minors are discouraged from selecting one of the four-credit experimental and research courses required of majors including PSY 0330 Experimental Child Psychology, PSY 0402 Experimental Learning, and PSY 0032 Research Methods. Minors seeking a research methods course may substitute SOCSCI 0200 Research Methods in Social Science for one of their additional PSY courses.

Each course for the Psychology minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better.