Minor in Psychology

  • Total Credit Hours: 18
  • Degree Format: Online, Traditional

About this field

A minor in psychology can be an excellent academic supplement to many majors at VSU or if a student wants to apply to graduate school in psychology. Please contact the department for assistance in selecting courses most appropriate for your needs.

To complete a minor in Psychology, PSYC 1101 is required along with 15 additional hours of PSYC courses. All courses selected for the minor must be completed with a grade of “C” or better, with a Psychology minor GPA of 2.50 or higher. At least 9 of the 18 hours must be taken at Valdosta State University.

What You'll Learn

The psychology minor complements numerous degree programs at Valdosta State and is a good choice for students in other majors who may be considering graduate school in psychology. Fifteen hours of coursework are required to complete the minor.

Some psychology courses require a prerequisite; prior to enrolling in those courses, students must complete the prerequisite requirements with a grade of "C" or better. Prerequisites are clearly stated in the course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog

Minor in Psychology 18
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 3
Any upper-division PSYC courses (chosen in consultation with a Psychology advisor) 15
Total Hours 18

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