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Minor in Psychology

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Requirements for the Minor

Students selecting this minor must complete each of the following:

  • General Psychology. Satisfied by PSYC 104 or PSYC 105.
  • Psychology Required Electives - Choice Electives (6 Required). Satisfied by 2 courses chosen from PSYC 318/319, PSYC 333/334, PSYC 350/351, PSYC 360/361, PSYC 370/371, or PSYC 380/381.
  • Psychology Minor Remaining Electives (9 Required). The remaining elective courses may include any undergraduate courses offered by the Department of Psychology including PSYC 480, PSYC 481, and PSYC 483. A maximum of 3 hours of PSYC 480 or 481 or 483, or any combination of these 3 courses totaling 3 hours may count toward the minor.

Psychology Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses (300+) in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.


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