Why minor in psychology?
Adding a psychology minor provides an additional area of competency and can benefit students who are majoring in fields as varied communications, English, and IST, just to name a few, and to students taking a pre-med curriculum or planning to attend law school. For example, pre-med studentsenrolledin natural science majors,in Biobehavioral Health, and Administration of Justicemay find the psychology minor invaluable for understanding lifespan development, health and well-being, and abnormal and clinical psychology.
Students who minor in psychology may also qualify for Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.
Requirements for the Psychology Minor (PSY): 18 credits
Prescribed courses: (7 credits)
PSYCH 100 GS(3), PSYCH 301W (4)
The required research methods course, PSYCH 301W, carries a statistics prerequisite that can be met by STAT 200, although this course does not count toward the minimum 18 credits required for the minor.
Select 11 credits (at least 6 credits at the 400 level) in PSYCH
More information on the Psychology Minor (PSY), requirements and courses can also be found in the University Bulletin.
For more information
Students interested in pursuing a minor in psychology can apply on eLion if already in a baccalaureate major. To explore the psychology minor, contact Dr. Elizabeth Mazur: [email protected]