Students majoring in other fields are eligible to earn a minor in Psychology, which will demonstrate that they have taken a rigorous and comprehensive set of courses within the discipline. Such students are looking to broaden their educational experience with a designated program of study. This background can complement professional preparation of students in a diverse number of fields ranging from social and behavioral sciences, social services and human resources, applied health science, and business.
Minimum number of credits required for the minor: 18
A grade of C- or better is required in all courses accepted for the minor.
A minimum of 12 psychology credits must be taken at USM. A student who wishes to include as part of their minor any transfer course not established as equivalent to a USM psychology course must have the course approved by the Department of Psychology.