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Requirements for the Minor

The Department of Psychology offers a psychology minor. Starting Fall 2016, the psychology major and minor requirements are changing! Please contact an advisor for details on changes.  Advisor contact information is available here.

Students admitted to the minor prior to fall 2016 have the option of completing the old minor requirements (listed at the bottom of this page**).

Fall 2016 Onward Psychology Minor

2016-17 Minor Checklist

28 total psychology credit hours
20 upper division psychology credit hours (includes 16 at UO)
All courses must be taken graded and passed with a C– or higher. Minimum psychology GPA of 2.0

Required coursework:

Mind and Brain (PSY 201) and Mind and Society (PSY 202)

Scientific Thinking (PSY 301)

Math 243 (recommended, but will accept Math 246 or higher)

Statistical Methods in Psychology (PSY 302) or equivalent*

Three 300-level psychology core courses numbered 304-309, including at least one from PSY 304 or PSY 305

*(Equivalents are Math 343, 425, 461, 462)

 

**Pre-Fall 2016 Minor

28 credits

Mind and Brain (PSY 201) and Mind and Society (PSY 202)
Statistical Methods in Psychology (PSY 302) or equivalent*
Research Methods in Psychology (PSY 303)

Three psychology core courses numbered 410 (Evolutionary Psychology only) 420- 459, 468-480, including at least one from List C and one from List S

*Equivalents are Math 343, 425, 461, 462

All 28 credits must be graded and passed with a C- or higher. 20 credits must be upper-division, and at least 12 credits must be taken at the University of Oregon.