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Psychology Minor Information                                                           (Download/Print)


The Psychology Department offers 3 different minors: Psychology minor, Psychology Teaching minor, and Behavioral Health Minor.  Students can declare a minor in psychology at any time prior to graduation as long as they meet the Utah State University admission requirements.

  •     USU Psychology courses used for a minor must have an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. No psychology course with a grade lower than C- will be accepted towards fulfilling the minor requirements.
  •     No Psychology courses numbered 3000 or above may be taken until a student has successfully completed Psychology 1010 and has completed at least 45 semester credits wtih a 3.0 or better.
  •     No Psychology courses numbered 4000 or above may be taken until a student has successfully completed Psychology 1010 and has completed at least 60 semester credits with a 3.0 or better.
  •     Most psychology courses list Psychology 1010 as a prerequisite. Many of these psychology courses also have additional prerequisites as listed in the General University Catalog.

Psychology Minor Requirements are as follows:


Required Courses (10 Credits)
  Plus choose Psychology Minor Elective Courses(8 Credits) to
reach 18 total Psychology minor credits (minimum)
Psy 1010       General Psychology                             3 cr             Psy 3010 Psychological Statistics 4 cr
Psy 1100 Lifespan Development 3 cr   Psy 3210 Abnormal Psychology 3cr
Psy 1400 Analysis of Behavior: Basic     3 cr   Psy 3400 Advanced Analysis of Behavior 4cr
Psy 1410 Analysis of Behavior:Basic Lab 1 cr   Psy 3450 Sensation and Perception 3cr
        Psy 3460 Neuroscience I 3cr
        Psy 3500 Scientific Thinking and Methods 3cr
        Psy 3510 Social Psychology 3cr
        Psy 4210 Personality Theory 3cr
        Psy 4230 Psychology of Gender 3cr
        Psy 4240 Multicultural Psychology 3cr
        Psy 4420/4430 Cognitive Psychology & Lab 4cr
        Psy 5330  Principles of Psy Measurement and Test Theory  




Psychology Teaching Minor Requirements are as follows:


Required Courses (19 Credits)

       
Psy 1010 General Psychology 3cr  
Psy 1400 Analysis of Behavior: Basic 3cr  
Psy 1410 Analysis of Behavior: Basic: Lab 1cr  
Psy 3210 Abnormal Psychology 3cr   Plus complete Secondary Teacher Education Program Levels:

-If choosing Psy Teaching Minor Methods and Clinicals at 
level 1, select SCED 3500   & SCED 3300

-If choosing Psy Teaching Minor Methods and Clinicals at 
level 2, select SCED 3500 & SCED 4300
Psy 3510 Social Psychology 3cr  
Choose 1 course
Psy 3500 Research Methods in Psy
Psy 5330 Test and Measurement Theory

3cr  
Chose 1 course Psy 1100 Lifespan Development
Psy 2100 Adolescent Development
3cr  



Behavioral Health Minor Requirements are as follows:


Required Courses (19 Credits)

Psy 1010 General Psychology 3cr
Psy 1100 Lifespan Development 3cr
Psy 1400 Analysis of Behavior: Basic 3cr
Psy 1410 Analysis of Behavior: Basic: Lab 1cr
Psy 3110 Health Psychology 3cr
Psy 3500 Scientific Thinking and Methods 3cr
Psy 3510 Social Psychology 3cr
     
     



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