Department of Psychology

Academic Requirements for a Minor in Psychology

Psychology MINOR for students admitted on or after August 2011:

  • 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. For catalogue years Fall 2016 and later, these hours must be at the 300-400 level. For catalogue years Fall 2011 to Spring 2016, these additional hours can be at the 200, 300, or 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

For requirements prior to Fall 2011, please consult your catalogue