Minor in Psychology

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penThe College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Psychology and UAB Online 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 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 Psychology Department has a solid history of growth and accomplishment. Each year, the department graduates over 170  students with a B.S. degree in Psychology.  Our 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 memers. 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 Online is 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 Online 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.

AskIT will be your first line of support for all things IT. Supporting all of the central applications and services, the AskIT professionals are available by telephone, email, chat, web, and walk-up. Although computers and technology can sometimes be overwhelming, AskIT will be there to help guide you through any issues and to the right IT services to fulfill your needs. You have full access to ASK IT, just as you would if you were walking on our beautiful green campus here in sunny Birmingham, Alabama. You will also have access to students (who will become friends) from around the globe. This will add immensely to your perspectives as well as increase your network of colleagues.

UAB is such a special place. What do you want to know today? Let us help you change your world!