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Psychology, Minor

Requirements

The Minor in Psychology is designed for students who desire a full bachelor’s degree in psychology. The degree will prepare students for careers and further education in Utah, the Mountain West, and nationwide by (a) creating a curriculum built around the five pillars of psychology described by the American Psychological Association (APA); (b) emphasizing skills desired by employers (e.g., written communication, critical thinking, working in teams); and (c) providing engaged learning experiences (e.g., service-learning, internship, capstone) about current psychological topics.

Total Program Credits: 18

Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
  PSY 2300 Abnormal Psychology   3
  PSY 2710 Introduction to Brain and Behavior 3
  PSY 3420 Cognitive Psychology WE 3
  PSY 350G Social Psychology  3
Development Requirement  
Complete ONE of the following: 3
  PSY 3200 Infancy and Childhood Development (3)  
  PSY 3210 Adolescent Development (3)  
  PSY 3220 Adult Development (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. All course work taken to meet Behavioral Science requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 2300 Abnormal Psychology 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 2710 Introduction to Brain & Behavior 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 3200 or PSY 3210 or PSY 3220 Infancy and Childhood Development or Adolescent Development or Adult Development 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 3420 Cognitive Psychology 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 350G Social Psychology 3
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 18

Department

Behavioral Science

The Behavioral Science department is in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. To find the most up-to-date information from the Behavioral Science department, visit their website.

Behavioral Science department