Psychology Minor

Minor - Psychology

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019


Summary

Lower-Division Core Requirements6
Minor Electives12
Subcategory 1
Subcategory 2
Subcategory 3
Additional Electives3
Teaching Psychology Track
Total Hours21

Lower-Division Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
PSYX 120Research Methods I3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C


Minor Electives

Rule: Complete the following subcategories, taking at least 6 upper division credits. 12 total credits required.

Subcategory 1

Complete one of the following courses:3
Child Development
Social Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 2

Complete one of the following courses:3
Abnormal Psychology
Child & Adolescent Psych Dis
Prin Cognit Behav Mod
Intro to Clinical Psyc
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 3

Complete two of the following courses:6
Fund of Biological Psychology
Fund Psychology of Learning
Fund of Memory and Cognition
Comparative Psychology
Human Neuropsychology
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C


Additional Elective

Complete an additional Psychology elective to achieve 21 credits.3
Total Hours3

 Minimum Required Grade: C


Teaching Psychology Track

Notes:

  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.
  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and  Learning Department.  
  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.
  • Individuals completing the teaching track of this minor must also complete the teaching track of a major in another teaching content area.

Teaching Psychology Track Requirement

Note: The EDU 497 course number is used for multiple courses. Students should register for EDU 497 Methods: 5-12 Social Studies.

Complete the following course:
EDU 497Teaching and Assessing4
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach ­­­­­psychology, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department