Psychology Minor

Do you want to understand how and why people think, feel, and behave the way they do?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus
UW-Stout student in a Cognitive Neuroscience class.

The Psychology minor will help you understand how and why people think, feel, and behave the way they do. Our program begins with important themes within psychology and the research process. From there, you will select courses to expand on your interest areas within the field. This minor introduces you to both basic psychological theory and the application of psychology to real-world issues.


UW-Stout students in a Psychology of Video Games course.

You may find the Psychology minor beneficial if you are majoring in Human Development and Family Studies, Early Childhood Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation, Hotel Restaurant & Tourism, Business Administration, Applied Science, Food Science and Technology, Computer Science, Digital Marketing and Development, Game Design & Development, Interior Design, and Health Wellness & Fitness.


To declare a minor, complete the "Applying for a Minor" survey online, and you will be given further instructions. Once this has been processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Advisement Center.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either "studies in the discipline" or as “teaching.”