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Psychology Minors

Child Psychology Minor

To complete a psychology minor, students are required to take a minimum of 20 credits of psychology. Twelve of these 20 credits must be taken at Metropolitan State and 12 credits must be upper division. According to university general education policy, 12 credits of the minor may overlap with general education/liberal studies credits.

The child psychology minor is designed for students who are interested in the theory and application of psychology to children. Such students might be interested in working with quality child care programming, education, prevention/early intervention work or in areas of social services in which a working knowledge of children's development and emotional needs is essential. The minor fits well with other majors including social work and human services.

Requirements (20 credits)

Required Courses (8 credits from the following)

Guided Electives (4 credits)

Additional Electives (8 credits from the following)






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