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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 Research 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
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 Research Methods 3cr
Psy 3510 Social Psychology 3cr
     
     



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