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Psychology, Minor

This plan will not be available to new students after Summer 2019

This Psychology minor will help you learn to understand human behavior and mental processes such as language, thinking and memory, and to apply this knowledge in daily living. You’ll improve your critical thinking skills and gain knowledge about how to predict how humans will behave in different situations. Whether your career takes you into public service, business or other areas in the private sector, or a non-governmental organization, this minor will help you become a contributing member of our society.


What Can I Do with a Minor in Psychology?

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Major GPA C
Some online/blended coursework Required


Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 18 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:

    Take the following upper division courses or other courses with an advisor's approval. Please note that at least 6 units must be taken at Northern Arizona University. (9 units)
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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