Psychological Sciences, Minor

Department of Psychological Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

This minor provides students with an arena to explore the scientific study of behavior and the mind, beginning with foundational knowledge of major areas within psychology and following with other specialized topics such as child development, neuroscience, and sexuality. This minor can be an excellent companion to many majors and can build understanding of interpersonal and social interactions in various facets of life.

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

    To receive a minor (18 - 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.

Students 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 2.0

Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 18 - 19 units, with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:

    Select one course from (3-4 units):
    Select two courses from (6 units):In addition, at least 12 of the 18-19 units required for this minor must be from courses offered by Northern Arizona University. These 12 units may not include individualized courses.

  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.