Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Psychology (PSYMIN)Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Core. One of the following options:
    • One (1) course:
    • Two (2) courses:
  2. Statistics. One (1) course:
    • SPEA-K 300 Statistical Techniques
    • SPH-Q 381 Introduction to Biostatistics
  3. Electives. Any three (3) additional courses in psychology at the 300–499 level.
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.


  • * Students whose major department requires a minor should consult with their advisor about additional or other requirements.