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The Psychology Department offers a minor in Psychology to majors in any field except Psychology. No courses for the minor may be taken for S/U credit.
Students may declare their intention to complete the Psychology minor by consulting with the contact person listed below. To be admitted to the program, a student must have a GPA of at least 2.0. Application for admission to any University minor program is now available via MyPack Portal. Admission will be based upon the student’s academic record, and in most cases no longer requires departmental review. To apply to Add a Minor, go to: https://go.ncsu.edu/minor_coda.
The contact person listed below will certify the minor prior to graduation. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student’s final semester at NC State.
Dr. Dana Kotter-Gruehn
639 Poe Hall,
SIS Code: 16PCM
- No more than 9 hours may be met with transfer credit.
- Completion of 18 credit hours of coursework with a grade of ‘C-‘ or better.
- 6 of the 18 hours must be in the foundational courses of psychology and 9 hours in the core courses of psychology.
- A maximum of one (1) course may be used (double-counted) towards both departmental major requirements and minor requirements.
|Required Foundational Courses|
|PSY 200||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY 230||Introduction to Psychological Research 1||3|
|Required Core Courses|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Required Elective Course|
|Select any PSY course 2||3|
Students who have taken a research methods class in Political Science (PS 371 Research Methodology of Political Science), Sociology (SOC 300 Social Research Methods), or Communication (COM 240 Communication Inquiry) -with a ‘C-‘ or better- do not have to take PSY 230 Introduction to Psychological Research for their psychology minor. Instead, they will take an additional 300-level or 400-level Psychology course (with the exception of PSY 499 Individual Study in Psychology).
except PSY 499 Individual Study in Psychology