Psychology Minor

The Department of Psychology offers two minors- General Psychology or Health Psychology.

General Psychology Minor Requirements

  • Student must complete a minimum of eighteen credit hours in Psychology (PSY) coursework
  • One of these courses must be either Introductory Psychology (PSY 1010) or Elements of Psychology (PSY 1020)
  • At least three of these courses must be taken at Wayne State University
  • Student must have cumulative PSY GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • A student may NOT use PSY 4993 (Field Study) or PSY 4994 (Special Projects) to count toward the eighteen required credit hours

Health Psychology Minor Requirements  

  • Student must complete a minimum of eighteen credit hours in Psychology (PSY) coursework
  • One of these courses must be either Introductory Psychology (PSY 1010) or Elements of Psychology (PSY 1020)
  • At least three of these courses must be taken at Wayne State University
  • Student must have cumulative PSY GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • A student may NOT use PSY 4993 (Field Study) or PSY 4994 (Special Projects) to count toward the eighteen required credit hours
  • For the Health Psychology Minor, students must complete courses from a set of specific courses. These courses are listed below.
  • PSY 1010 OR PSY 1020 (Introductory Psychology)
  • PSY 2410 (Health Psychology)
  • PSY 3120 (Brain & Behavior) OR PSY 5050 (Physiological Psychology)
  • PSY 3310 (Abnormal Psychology)
  • PLUS one of the following Electives:
    • PSY 2080 (Psychology of Drugs, Behavior, and Society)
    • PSY 2400 (Developmental Psychology)
    • PSY 3380 (Human Sexuality)

If you would like to declare your Psychology minor, or have any additional questions regarding the requirements, please contact the Psychology Undergraduate Advisors or email psychologyadvising@wayne.edu.

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