Psychology Minor

Psychology Minor

The Psychology Minor is available to all students who are not declared Psychology or Psychological Science majors. 

Minor Requirements

  • The Psychology minor consists of a total of 18 PSY units, 9 of which must be upper division (300-400 level) and 9 units must be taken at the University of Arizona.
  • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to declare and must have a 2.0 GPA in the minor in order to graduate.
  • The course requirements are listed below:
    • PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology*
    • PSY Lower Division or Upper Division Elective
    • PSY Lower Division or Upper Division Elective
    • PSY Upper Division Elective
    • PSY Upper Division Elective
    • PSY Upper Division Elective

*For students in catalog years prior to Spring 2022, if you have completed PSY 150A1: Structure of Mind and Behavior and are using it towards your General Education requirements, the units cannot also be used towards the Psychology minor.  However it will fulfill the PSY 101 requirement. Students will be required to take another Psychology course to fulfill the unit requirement. Students cannot take PSY 101 and 150A1.

Students in the Spring 2022 catalog year and beyond are able to use use PSY 150A1 or PSY 101 towards General Education requirements and towards the Psychology minor.

psychology minor curriculum guide

Enrollment/Registration Information

  • Please note that entry into the minor does not guarantee entry into all PSY classes. Many Psychology courses are not available for minors during priority registration. When selecting classes, please review the enrollment requirements to confirm the course is available to PSY minors.
  • After the priority registration period has ended, most Psychology courses will be open to minors if there are still seats available. It is the student's responsibility to check UAccess for availability of courses.
  • A number of Psychology courses (all online) are offered during summer and winter sessions, and are open to all students.

Declaring the Psychology Minor

  • Any academic advisor can declare the Psychology minor for students who have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Students can email to request a Psychology advisor declare the minor.

Advising for the Psychology Minor

Arizona Online Advisors