This degree will enable you to develop a range of skills in written and oral communication, critical thinking, interpersonal relations, analysis, and synthesis necessary for scientific inquiry in the field of psychology.
The psychology major supports the goal of a liberal arts education: developing well-rounded and well-educated citizens. It also provides graduates with a solid foundation in all the major areas of human behavior and mental processes: clinical, cognition, development, social psychology, physiological psychology, and health psychology.
What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Psychology?
Career opportunities that might be pursued:
- Social services
- Law enforcement
With further education, one of these paths is possible:
- Counseling medicine
- Social work
- Personnel management
To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.
- All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
- At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
- At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
- A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.
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