UMKC Catalog


Psychology Minor/Double Major

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. Also, six of the 18 hours must be at the 300- or 400-level and selected from courses taught in the Department of Psychology at UMKC.  A grade of "C-" or higher must be achieved for any course to apply toward the minor in psychology.

The following are required of all psychology majors and minors:

Note: PSYCH 302WI, PSYCH 316 and PSYCH 415 must be completed at UMKC.

Conservatory of Music and Dance students in the bachelor of arts in music with a music therapy emphasis program, who also want to major in psychology, may apply up to six hours of courses taken in the Conservatory toward the psychology major. Specifically, CONSVTY 260, Clinical Foundations of Music Therapy, can be counted as one of the two required electives; and CONSVTY 435, Psychological Foundations of Music, may fulfill psychology core area C or D (308/418 or 304/405/450).