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Psychology Minor

Earn a Minor in Psychology at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll enhance your major with sought-after skills in understanding and interacting with people—applicable to a broad variety of education and career paths. Choose to pursue research and internship opportunities, bolstering your résumé as you immerse yourself in the study of human thought and behavior.

Program at a Glance

The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences equips students for compassionate leadership in fields like physical therapy, social work, and psychology, guided by experienced faculty and hands-on learning.

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Program Units
18

Location

  • Azusa (Main Campus)

 

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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Pursue internship opportunities related to your interests.
  • Explore the intersection of Christian faith and psychology.
  • Conduct research alongside faculty-mentors.
  • Analyze human behavior in a variety of real-world contexts.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
13 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
>60 % of APU psychology students are involved in practicums in organizations across Southern California.
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Program Details

The psychology minor introduces students to the study of human thought and behavior. Specifically, students minoring in psychology are exposed to disciplinary knowledge, critical thinking skills, scientific inquiry, and applications of psychology. This minor is ideal for students from a wide variety of education and career paths who wish to bolster their understanding of, and interactions with, people.

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlook and Outcomes

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Career Paths for Psychology Majors to Consider

Learn more about the career options available to psychology majors, whether you earn an undergraduate degree or go on to pursue a graduate degree.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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