Psychology, Minor

Liberal Arts (Code 440-401)

Twenty-four semester credits, including: 1, 2, and 3
PSYC 100Introduction to Psychology3
MATH 246Elementary Statistics3-4
or PSYC 265 Statistical Methods in Psychology I
PSYC 271Methods of Research in Psychology4
Remaining credits to total 24 selected from any Psychology courses. IDIS 125 and RELS 315 also may be counted toward the 24 credits for the minor.

 At least 6 credits from 300- and 400-level courses are required for the minor.


A maximum of 3 credits from PSYC 395, PSYC 396, PSYC 397, PSYC 399, and PSYC 499 may count toward the minor. 


No credit may be earned under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option for any of the requirements listed above. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:

  • Describe key concepts, principles, and overarching themes in psychology
  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice
  • Understand how privilege, power, and oppression produces prejudice, discrimination, and inequity
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of formats (oral, written, technological)
  • Attend to and monitor the quality of their self-regulatory processes (e.g, thought, behavioral, and/or emotional regulation)