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2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Psychology Minor

A minimum 2.0 GPA is required in the psychology minor. A minimum 2.7 GPA is required in the minor for students seeking teaching certification at the secondary level.

Requirements for a Minor in Psychology

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 OR if the student is a social work major: SW 430.

Category Requirements

Psychology minors must take one course from three of the six following categories totaling nine hours:

1. Biological

2. Developmental

3. Personality/Clinical

4. Social Context

5. Cognitive

6. General


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

Course Restrictions in the Minor

For students who choose to take PSY 399 and/or PSY 499, no more than three credit hours in these courses may be counted toward the minor. Psychology minors must take at least one-third of the credits constituting their minor from the Psychology Department.

Program Description

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