This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. The Department of Psychology is housed in the College of Letters & Science. Students may wish to consult with an undergraduate advisor in the department to discuss course selection and other issues related to this field of study.
This minor may be completed only by students admitted to the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options of Elementary Education. Students admitted to the Content Focus option are asked to identify the minor of their choice when admitted to the program. Students admitted to the other Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence options should fill out a minor declaration form available in Education Academic Services, Room 139 Education Building.
Complete a minimum of 26 credits. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 is required, based on all psychology minor coursework taken at UW–Madison. Students wishing to complete an additional major in psychology through the College of Letters & Science must also complete supporting coursework in introductory biology (e.g., BIOLOGY/ZOOLOGY 101 and BIOLOGY/ZOOLOGY 102).
|PSYCH 201||Introduction to Psychology||3-4|
|or PSYCH 202||Introduction to Psychology|
|PSYCH 210||Basic Statistics for Psychology||3|
|PSYCH 225||Research Methods||4|
|PSYCH 405||Abnormal Psychology||3-4|
|PSYCH/SOC 456||Introductory Social Psychology||3-4|
|PSYCH 507||Psychology of Personality||3|
|or PSYCH/GEN&WS 522||Psychology of Women and Gender|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Psychology of Human Emotions|
|History of Psychology|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Primates and Us: Insights into Human Biology and Behavior|
| Behavioral Neuroscience|
and Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience
|Select additional coursework, if necessary, to reach the minimum of 26 credits|
Note: Effective fall 2017, the course number of Abnormal Psychology changed from Psych 509 to Psych 405. The course number of Social Psychology changed from Psych 530 to Psych 456.