Psychology for Secondary Education Minor

I. Minor Program Requirements

Eighteen semester credits of psychology courses, including:

PSY 105General Psychology


PSY 228Adolescent Psychology


PSY 229/ED 229Educational Psychology



PSY 240/SO 240Soc Psy: Soc Affect & Cog (ND)



PSY 241/SO 241Soc Psy: Social Behavior (ND)



PSY 306Abnormal Psychology


II. Other Program Requirements

Required class:

ED 344Secondary Social Studies


III. Teacher Licensure

To obtain teacher licensure in Psychology for Secondary Education, a student must complete:

ED 408Student Teaching in the Minor Area



ED 410Student Teaching


IV. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the Teacher Education Program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all students must seek admission to student teaching.


  1. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.
  2. All Psychology for Secondary Education students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of “C-” or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Minor Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average; 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Minor Program Requirements and in Other Program Requirements; and 4) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Professional Education Requirements.
  3. Students pursuing a minor in psychology for secondary education may be required to student teach outside the Helena area.