Psychology

Minor in Psychology for Secondary Education

I. Minor Program Requirements

Eighteen semester credits of psychology courses, including:

  • PSY 105 General Psychology
  • PSY 216 Social Psychology
  • PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY/ED 229 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 306 Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology Elective

II. Other Program Requirement

  • ED 344 Secondary Social Studies

III. Teacher Licensure

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

  • ED 408 Student Teaching in the Minor Area
  • or ED 410 Student 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 preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.

Notes:

  1. See page 140 for Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education in academic catalog.
  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;
    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.

For full course descriptions, see the Carroll College Academic Catalog.