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Psychological Science Minor

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses used to fulfill the Psychological Science major, Teaching major, minor, or BIS emphasis (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). An overall GPA for Psychological Science courses of 2.50 or higher is required. Refer to the general grade requirements for graduation Degree Requirements.
  • Psychological Science Sunset Policy: Students declaring a Psychological Science major, Teaching major, minor, or BIS emphasis in a given catalog year can apply previously completed courses towards their degree (see Course Grade Policy) as long as the courses were taken no longer than 15 years prior to the date of declaration.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 18 credit hours
  • Program Code: Psychological Science (7055)
  • Psychological Science (420101)
  • Students are responsible for applying for graduation: Click here for more information.
  • Additional Information on the Psychological Science minor: Click here to go to the Department webpage.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Goal 1: Knowledge Base
  • Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
  • Goal 3: Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
  • Goal 4: Communication
  • Goal 5: Professional Development


  • After declaring Psychological Science as a minor, students should contact the department office to schedule their first advising appointment with the Department Advisor. Students should meet with the Department Advisor at least annually for course planning, and to discuss progress toward graduation and professional goals.
  • Use Grad MAPS to plan your Degree

Foundational Course (3 credits)

Elective Courses (15 credits)

  • Minors may take PSY 2800 , PSY 2830 , and PSY 2860 .
  • PSY 2890 /PSY 4890  require students to have a current job in the field.
  • Select 15 credits of any PSY course not already taken in the minor in consultation with the program advisor.

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