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Psychology Minor

Program Overview

A minor in psychology is an excellent complement to majors in sociology, criminal justice, health care, business and education.

Program Concentrations

This program is made up of the following concentrations. Learn more about concentrations.

Concentration Overview

This concentration includes foundational classes in psychological theory, research, and content areas.

Concentrations on this page are required for this program. Additional courses or concentrations may need to be added to meet program or credit requirements.

Program Coursework

The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.

Career Opportunities

Psychology is a versatile major preparing students for employment in psychology-related careers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019) projects significant growth in the fields of
  • Marriage and family therapists: 22% growth
  • Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors: 22% growth
  • Occupational therapists: 18% growth
  • Psychologists: 14% growth
  • Social and human service assistants: 13% growth
  • Rehabilitation counselors: 10% growth
A bachelor’s degree in psychology is also beneficial to those entering careers requiring a background in human cognition and behavior. These would include human resource specialists, law enforcement personnel, victim advocacy, research assistants, college admission counselors, and registered behavioral technicians.

For more information about careers in Criminal Justice, contact the Stritch program chair or a faculty member, or visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at
Contact admissions or the program faculty with questions about this program.


Carole J. Hetzel

Faculty - Psychology