Majors, minors + certificates

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

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Minor requirements

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

  1. Core. One of the following options:
    • Introduction to Psychological and Brain Sciences. One (1) course:
    • Introductory Psychology.
      1. Introductory Psychology I. One (1) course:
      2. Introductory Psychology II. One (1) course:
  2. Statistics. One (1) course:
    • SPEA-K 300 Statistical Techniques
    • SPH-Q 381 Introduction to Biostatistics
  3. Electives. Three (3) courses:
    • One 3 credit hour research course may substitute for an elective course:
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. 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. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. 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. Minor GPA. 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.