Enhance Your Bachelor’s Degree with a Minor in Psychology Online
Liberty University’s Minor in Psychology is an excellent complement to any bachelor’s degree program. Psychology places an emphasis on understanding people, an important component of almost every field. Our introductory psychology courses cover many aspects within the realm of human services, providing you with methods to describe, understand, and explain human behavior. Regardless of what degree and career you choose to pursue, understanding the thought processes and behaviors of other people can greatly enrich your studies.
You may be wondering, “What can I do with a Minor in Psychology?” A psychology minor is an excellent way to supplement a variety of degrees through an acquired understanding of group dynamics, effective communication, and leadership qualities. With the specialized training you gain in Liberty’s Minor in Psychology, you can open the door to additional career opportunities. Whether your goal is to work in business, education, or human services, our Minor in Psychology can help you succeed in your desired career field!
Why Choose a Minor in Psychology Online?
Understanding people and how they think is a critical skill you can use in any career. Liberty’s Minor in Psychology will add behavioral science knowledge to your bachelor’s degree. It’s a great option if you need to major in another field but realize the importance of psychology in our everyday lives. Plus, you will learn from Christian professors who teach from a biblical perspective and have a desire to see you succeed.
Our Minor in Psychology is offered completely online, giving you the flexibility to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.
While any degree can be enhanced by courses in human cognition and behavior, you may consider pairing a psychology minor with our online bachelor’s degrees in social work or criminal justice. If you are interested in a more in-depth study of psychology, our Bachelor of Science in Psychology online college degree program is a great stepping stone to the Master of Arts in Applied Psychology and Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling.
What Will You Learn in Our Minor in Psychology?
As you progress through our online psychology minor, you will have the option to personalize your degree through electives. These elective courses allow you to create a degree that is unique to you by choosing from areas of study like substance abuse, crisis intervention, behavior modification, and psychology of criminal behavior. Our psychology courses offer a fascinating insight into human behavior and development, personality, genetics, memory, and research methods.
Minor in Psychology Course Requirements (15 hours)
- PSYC 101 – General Psychology or PSYC 210 – Developmental Psychology
- PSYC 255 – Introduction to Research
- One PSYC elective (200-400 level)
- Two PSYC electives (300-400 level)