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These program requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major, minor and CLAS advisors to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
This is an on-campus and online program.
Declaring This Minor
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
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Students must complete a minimum of 15 PSYC credit hours.
Students must earn a minimum grade of C- (1.7) in all courses that apply to the minor and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Courses taken using P+/P/F or S/U grading cannot apply to minor requirements.
Students must complete a minimum of nine PSYC credit hours with a minimum of six upper division (3000-level and above) credit hours, with CU Denver faculty.
Program Restrictions, Recommendations and Allowances
Because minors are optional, there are no substitutions allowed to these requirements.
Students cannot earn a Psychology minor if they are also seeking a Psychology major.
Courses that count for the Psychology minor cannot count for the Behavioral Cognitive Neuroscience minor.
Students should see their minor advisor regularly to make sure they are completing the correct coursework.
Students with transfer credit for PSYC1005 that was awarded zero credits will need to take an additional three credit Psychology Elective course to reach the minimum credit hours required for the Psychology Minor.
|Complete all of the following required courses:||12|
|Introduction to Psychology I|
|Introduction to Psychology II|
or PSYC 3222
|Principles of Learning and Behavior|
|Human Development I: Child Psychology|
or PSYC 3305
or PSYC 3415
|Experimental Social Psychology|
|Complete at least one additional three credit hour PSYC elective course.||3|
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