Psychology

Psychology Minor

Note: The following information reflects requirements from Fall, 2004 to the current academic year (2008-2009) catalog. Students who enrolled prior to Fall, 2004 should consult the appropriate requirements for their chosen catalog year.

Requirements for the Psychology Minor

Psychology minors are required to take a minimum of six courses in psychology totaling at least 20 semester hours of credit.

PSY 101 is required, as is a methods course chosen from PSY 300, SS 300 or, if the student is a social work major, SW 430.

Minors must take one course from three of the following six categories.

1. Biological: 375, 430, 431, 432.
2. Developmental: 301, 305, 331, 364.
3. Personality/Clinical: 303, 324, 420, 452.
4. Social Context: 355, 360, 381, 445.
5. Cognitive: 357, 361, 365.
6. General: 311, 362, 405, 410.

Students also choose any two psychology courses, totaling six credit hours, as electives.

For students who choose to take PSY 399 and/or PSY 499, no more than three credit hours in these courses may be counted towards the minor. Psychology minors must take at least one-third of the credits constituting their minor from the Psychology Department. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required in the psychology minor. Students seeking teacher certification in secondary education must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 in the psychology minor.

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