Declaring the Psychology Minor

To declare the psychology minor:

The Spring 2017 Declaration period has ended.  The next declaration period will be in Fall 2017.

Declaring Psychology as a Minor

There are several requirements needed before a student may apply to become a Psychology minor. In progress work is not accepted, all pre-requisite coursework needs to be completed and a grade shown on the Banner transcript.

  1. General Psychology (PSYC1101) must be completed with a grade of C or better within two (2) attempts

    • (An attempt is defined as: earning an A, B, C, D or F, a W (Withdrawal), using a Grade Replacement (QX), taking a course on an audit (AU), or Pass/No Credit basis (P/N), or an Incomplete (I).

  2. A Natural Science course with a lab, completed with a grade of C or better. The course must eligible to earn General Education Natural Science Credit. Psychology courses may not be used.

  3. Completion of at least 12 hours of course work at UNC Charlotte (not in progress). At least one course will need to be Psychology or a Natural Science with a corresponding lab.

  4. An overall GPA of 2.00.

  5. A Psychology GPA of 2.0 (includes Psychology courses and a Natural Science with a corresponding lab).

**When you have met all four of these requirements you may apply for the minor.**


To graduate, a student must earn the last 25% of baccalaureate degree requirements at UNC Charlotte, including the last 12 semester hours of work in the major field and at least six hours of any minor field of study.

Note: Previous declaration periods had a separate tutorial and declaration application.  Beginning this semester, the tutorial was incorporated into the Minor Application (above). You are required to have a thorough understanding of the information presented in the tutorial.  To download a hard copy of the tutorial, please click here.