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Minor in Psychology

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Requirements for the Minor

A minor in psychology consists of 18 hours of psychology courses, 12 hours of which must be taken at the junior/senior level, including:

The remaining elective courses may include any undergraduate courses offered by the Department of Psychology including PSYC 480 Independent Study, PSYC 481 Research Practicum, and PSYC 483 Undergraduate Internship in Psychology. A maximum of 3 hours of PSYC 480, or 3 hours of PSYC 481, or 3 hours of PSYC 483, or any combination of these three courses totaling 3 hours may count toward the minor.

Students must complete the minor with a 2.0 or higher psychology grade-point average, obtain a Minor Certification Sheet from the department advising specialist, and meet with a department faculty member for review and signature on the Minor Certification Sheet.

Students minoring in psychology may benefit from focusing elective courses to emphasize a specific aspect of psychology to fit their overall career goals. Examples of course groupings (emphases) that might be considered but are not required can be found here.

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