Department of Psychology

Academic Requirements for a Minor in Psychology

Psychology MINOR for students admitted on or after August 2011 (NEW curriculum):

  • 18 hours in PSY courses.
  • PSY 105 with a grade of "C or better.
  • One course from any three of the six content domains*:
    • Developmental: PSY 220, PSY 221, or PSY 223.
    • Personality and Social: PSY 246 or PSY 264.
    • Abnormal: PSY 247.
    • Biological: PSY 256.
    • Cognitive: PSY 211.
    • Learning and Behavior Analysis: PSY 217.
  • Six additional credit hours in Psychology courses at the 300-400 level.
  • No more than one course with a grade of "D" may count toward the minor.
  • Overall grade point average of "C" (2.00) or better on all minor courses.
  • *Important: Credit may be obtained for only ONE of the following course pairs:
    • 246-364
    • 256-456
    • 247-347
    • 264-365
    • 270-470
    • 317-350
    • 356-418

Psychology MINOR for students admitted before August 2011 (OLD curriculum):

  • 18 hours in PSY courses.
  • PSY 105 with a grade of "C or better.
  • Two courses (6 hours) from PSY 220, 221, 223, 320, 322, 324, 366, or any 400 level course.
  • Two courses (6 hours) from PSY 346, 347, 350, 352, 365, 366 (246, 247, 264, and 317 or any 400 level course).
  • One course from PSY 211, 217, 245, 246, 247, 264, 256, 257, 265, 270, 271, 275 or any 300-400 level course.
  • No more than one course with a grade of "D" can count toward the minor.
  • There must be an average of "C" (2.00) or better on all courses counted toward the minor.