Minor in Applied Psychology

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers a minor in Applied Psychology. The minor gives students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that would enable them to develop greater insight into the complex factors that affect human behavior. Students in the minor also become more aware of mental health concerns, social implications of behavior, and the interplay of health decisions and psychological factors. Additionally, students become more knowledgeable about similarities and tolerant of differences between human beings. Students also gain an appreciation for the complexity of human interaction within systems. In summary, taking a minor in Applied Psychology enables students to understand and appreciate how behavior is shaped by personality, social, biological, and other psychological factors.