2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology Minor


Program Contact/Coordinator

Elizabeth Koob, Professional Advisor
School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies
Hansen Hall 102
605-688-6296

Program Information

Students who have an interest in psychology but would prefer to adapt their study as a complement to another major may choose to minor in Psychology. The curriculum allows flexibility in course selection. Thus, students with majors in a wide variety of disciplines will find it possible to design a psychology minor that is relevant to their career goals.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the minor in Psychology, students will:

  • demonstrate familiarity with major concepts in psychology;
  • understand basic research methods in psychology;
  • critically evaluate empirical support for various theories and findings;
  • apply psychological content and skills to career goals.

Academic Requirements

Psychology does not permit the double use of courses in its major with a minor. All Psychology courses must have a “C” or better.

Course Delivery Format

Psychology courses are delivered in multiple formats including face-to-face lecture and laboratory courses, as well as online courses.

Requirements for Psychology Minor: 18 Credits


Domain III


Select one course from the following list.  Credits: 3

Total Required Credits: 18