Academic Catalog

Health Psychology Minor

For a minor in health psychology, a student must complete a minimum of twenty credits in psychology.

PSY 1010Introductory Psychology (or PSY 1020 and PSY 1030) 14
PSY 2020Research Methods In Psychology4
PSY 2410Health Psychology4
PSY 3120Brain and Behavior3
PSY 3310Abnormal Psychology4
Choose one course from the following electives:3-4
Introduction to Drugs, Behavior, and Society
Developmental Psychology
Human Sexuality
Any other PSY course as needed to reach twenty credit minimum

A minimum grade of C is required for PSY 1010 or PSY 1020 and PSY 1030.

  • This minor is not available to Psychology majors.
  • At least three PSY courses must be taken at Wayne State. 
  • PSY 4993 or PSY 4994 (offered for S and U grades only) may not be counted in the twenty required credits. 
  • Students must have a cumulative minimum 2.0 GPA in PSY coursework to graduate.
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