The College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Psychology, and UAB eLearning and Professional Studies are working together to offer you a minor that can give you many opportunities. What you get out of this experience depends on what you put into it, so get ready to get involved! Through the Department of Psychology, you will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the application of psychological principles at community and treatment facilities. Service Learning is an integral part in many of our courses. You will also be able to get connected with other students through your courses or the Psychology Cyber Cafe'. Innovative course delivery and internationally known faculty members that have continuously represented the cutting edge of teaching and research are proud parts of this program.
Discover Psychology at UAB
The Psychology Department’s undergraduate program in Psychology is one of the largest majors at UAB! A minor in this field can complement many educational paths. The department has a solid history of growth and accomplishment. Each year, the department graduates over 170 students with a B.S. degree in Psychology. The department has consistently ranked within the top departments nationally in terms of federal (NIH, NSF) research support. We are justifiably proud of the national and international reputations of our research scientists. The department has 28 primary faculty members. In addition, the department has over 75 secondary, adjunct, and clinical faculty members who provide academic and research opportunities in a wide variety of settings. Our faculty are internationally known and recognized for excellence in teaching. These are the people who will be working with you to bring you a powerful curriculum designed to open many doors for you!
What Career Opportunities Would I Have?
Your minor in Psychology can help you develop skills that are foundational to your success in many other academic areas. Psychology studies are one of the most popular options at universities throughout the world. A minor in Psychology is a perfect choice for pre-med students and other health careers including dentistry, occupational therapy, public health and counseling fields.
Should I Apply?You should apply if you are an individual who wants to acquire a wide range of communication and interpersonal skills. A Psychology minor can be used in many careers and one of its biggest advantages is its adaptability. You will further your knowledge through the development of a strong understanding of human behavior. Employers of all types are looking for people with these skills.
UAB has a user-friendly virtual campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning technology-proficient online students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!
What Can UAB Offer Me?
You will receive immediate benefits as a UAB student and eventually as an alumnus. You will be proud to say that you are a UAB student because UAB is a world class institution recognized all over the world for excellence in research, service and innovation.
You will have immediate access to The Sterne Library which houses more than one million items. Sterne also provides electronic access to the contents of more than 35,044 serials and 72,000 electronic books.