Why Minor in Psychology?
A Minor in Psychology will add a strong emphasis to any degree plan at the University of Kansas. Our courses offer real world and practical applications to enhance your major(s) of choice and demonstrate to graduate programs and employers that you bring a unique understanding of statistical and research methodology, critical analysis, and the complexities of human nature.
Declaring a Psychology Minor
To declare the Psychology minor, you may obtain the "Declaration of MINOR Field of Study" form from Strong 109 or Fraser 426. It will need filled out, signed by Departmental staff in Fraser 426 and then turned into Strong 109 by you for processing.
Requirements for the Minor
Students selecting this minor must complete each of the following:
|General Psychology (3)|
|PSYC 104||General Psychology||3|
|or PSYC 105||General Psychology, Honors|
|Psychology Required Electives - Choice Electives (6)|
|Satisfied by 2 courses chosen from:||6|
or PSYC 319
|Cognitive Psychology, Honors|
or PSYC 334
|Child Development, Honors|
or PSYC 351
|Abnormal Psychology, Honors|
or PSYC 361
|Social Psychology, Honors|
or PSYC 371
|Behavior Neuroscience, Honors|
or PSYC 381
|Clinical Neuroscience, Honors|
|Psychology Minor Remaining Electives (9)|
|The remaining elective courses may include any undergraduate courses offered by the Department of Psychology including:||9|
|Undergraduate Internship in Psychology|
|A maximum of 3 hours of PSYC 480 or PSYC 481 or PSYC 483, or any combination of these 3 courses totaling 3 hours may count toward the minor.|
Psychology Minor Hours & Minor GPA
While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.
Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.