Psychology for Secondary Education Minor

I. Minor Program Requirements

Eighteen semester credits of psychology courses, including:

PSY 105General Psychology

3

PSY 228Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 229/ED 229Educational Psychology

3

 

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

3

or

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

3

 

PSY 306Abnormal Psychology

3

II. Other Program Requirements

Required class:

ED 344Secondary Social Studies

2

III. Teacher Licensure

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

ED 408Student Teaching in the Minor Area

5

or

ED 410Student Teaching

12

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.

Notes:

  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.