College of Education and Human Service Professions
The undergraduate minor in psychology provides students with a basic survey of psychological theories, content areas, and methodology.
This program is available:
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 may declare a psychology minor at any time.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Exit requirement: Minimum 2.00 (CEHSP requirement)
Psychology Minor Courses (6-7 cr)
Note: PSY 3020 may be substituted for PSY 2020, but PSY 2020 may not substitute for PSY 3020.
PSY 1003 - General Psychology [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (4.0 cr)
PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods (3.0 cr)
or SOC 2155 - Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis (4.0 cr)
or ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics [LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or ESAT 4700 - Statistics and Research Methods in Exercise Science (4.0 cr)
or Other comparable courses as approved by department.
Group I (3-4 cr)
Choose one course:
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
or PSY 3081 - History and Systems of Psychology (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3111 - Theories of Personality (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3121 - Abnormal Psychology (4.0 cr)
or PSY 3201 - Social Psychology (3.0 cr)
Psychology Elective Courses (10-12 cr)
PSY courses 2xxx or higher so total equals 26 credits