Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Describe psychology’s content domains.
  • Engage in integrative, science-based reasoning to interpret behavior and solve problems.
  • Apply ethical standards to science and practice, and promote community at local, national, and global levels.
  • Effectively write, speak, and interact with others.
  • Apply psychological content and skills to career goals, and develop professional direction for life after graduation.

Program Requirements

Eighteen hours of coursework in psychology are required for a psychology minor with at least 12 of those hours at the upper-division level. Of the 18 hours a minimum of nine hours must be completed at UMKC.  A grade of "C-" or higher must be achieved for any course to apply toward the minor in psychology.

The following is required of all psychology minors:

PSYCH 210General Psychology3
Psychology Electives15
Total Credits18