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Minor in Psychological Sciences


The Psychological Sciences minor requires at least 15 credits in PSYCH courses, distributed as shown below. Students must receive a grade of "S" or "C-" or better in all courses required for the minor. Grades of "U" or D+ or below will not be accepted. A total of 9 hours of transfer credit will be accepted toward the minor. Note: Psych 1000 AP credit is not considered transfer credit. Students can count applicable psychology minor coursework to meet general education and A&S foundation requirements.  

PSYCH 1000General Psychology3
Six credit hours in PSYCH courses numbered at least 2000 level or above. Courses may be online or on-campus or non-regularly scheduled. Non-regularly scheduled courses include Internships (PSYCH 4940), Special Problems (PSYCH 2950 and PSYCH 4950), and Special Readings (PSYCH 4960). 6
Six credit hours in PSYCH courses numbered at the 3000 or 4000 level, excluding Internships (PSYCH 4940), Special Problems (PSYCH 4950), and Special Readings (PSYCH 4960).6
Total Credits15

A minor must be completed and awarded at the same time as the MU undergraduate degree – minors cannot be claimed after graduation.  Students cannot earn a major and a minor in Psychology.