Psychology Minor

Wondering how to set yourself apart from the job-searching crowd? A minor in psychology will equip you with the interpersonal skills necessary for success in the workplace and beyond—and such a skill set is highly valued by employers. 

The field of psychology is broad and diverse, encompassing areas such as human learning and memory, personality, behavior genetics, biological psychology, counseling, abnormal psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and social behavior. A minor in psychology is designed to give you a strong foundation in psychological statistics and research methodology.

Why Grand View?

  • Encourages students to participate in experiential learning opportunities in the form of research seminars, independent study, and internships in addition to traditional coursework.
  • Increased critical thinking skills and insight into human reasoning and decision making.
  • Understanding of psychological research and the applications of psychology.
Degree Fit
This program could be a good fit if you:
  • A minor in psychology is advantageous in any field that requires significant interaction with people.
Career Options

With this minor, you may become a/an:

  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Audiologist
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Pastor of Congregational Care & Nurture
  • Personal Banker
  • Psychologist
  • Director of Nursing
  • Medical Massage Therapist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Business Analyst
  • ESL / ELL Teacher
  • Pediatric Neuropsychologist
  • Realtor
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Family Therapist
  • Lawyer
Course Requirements

Psychology Minor (18 credits)

PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 credits
PSYC 212 Human Development 4 credits
Eleven hours of Psychology electives, nine of which must be upper division (300/400) credit
11 credits

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