Minor in Psychology

The Psychology Department also has a strong minor available to majors in other disciplines. Majors for which Psychology is frequently taken as a minor are: Education, Art, Business, Sociology, Religious Studies, Communication Arts, and Nursing.

Degree Requirements

Program Credits25
Required Courses

PS 101, 303, 405 and five electives in psychology. MT 120 and PS 303 must be taken in sequence and during different semesters. At least one elective course must be taken in three of the following five subject areas: developmental, clinical/counseling, diversity, biological or additional electives.

Required Auxiliary Courses

MT 120 Applied Statistics


Additional Information

Required Grades: No grade lower than a C will be accepted toward psychology major or minor requirements in any of the following courses: Required psychology courses Elective psychology courses MT 120 Applied Statistics Required auxiliary biology course If a student receives a grade lower than a C in a required psychology course (PS201, PS303, PS304, PS355, PS401) or in MT120, the student must retake that course before they can proceed to the next course in the sequence. If a student receives a grade lower than a C in an elective psychology course or an auxiliary biology course, that course will not count toward their psychology major or minor. No required or elective psychology course and no required auxiliary course may be retaken more than ONE time. If the student does not earn a grade of C or better either time a required psychology course or MT120 is taken, the student will be dismissed from the major or minor. If the student does not earn a grade of C or better either time an elective psychology course or an auxiliary biology course is taken, that course will not count toward psychology credit. Any student earning grades less than a C in two required psychology courses or elective psychology courses will be dismissed from the major or minor, regardless of whether or not these courses were retaken.