BS in Interdisciplinary Studies: Psychology Minor
The Psychology minor may be right for you if you are interested in the many career possibilities in the field. This fascinating area of study may assist you to better understand people and explore the many dimensions of psychology such as: human development, cognition, memory, personality, learning, and social and cultural factors influencing individuals.
Also, as part of the Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) program you can complement your minor with another area of study. The IDS program is similar to a General Studies program in that you can customize your learning experience, work toward your individual goals, and excel quickly toward your degree. Learn more about other approved minors in the program.
Note: You can also earn an Associate of Science, IDS with a minor in Psychology.
At a Glance
- Industry-specific curriculum prepares you for more responsible positions in a variety of occupations.
- Courses blend content with your professional experience, allowing for immediate application in your work setting.
- A generous credit-transfer policy is designed to award maximum credit for both traditional and non-traditional learning experience.
- Faculty with practical experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
- Flexible online format that allows you to study at your own schedule, at your own pace and at your own location. No on-campus residency required.
Bachelor degree students must complete 128 credits, and at least 25% must be completed through Saint Joseph’s College. As part of the IDS program, baccalaureate students will have an opportunity to study across disciplines. Students pursuing an associate’s degree in IDS will complete one approved minor. Students can also pursue the Psychology minor as part of the Associate of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (AS Psych, IDS) degree program.
The educational backgrounds of psychology including human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists vary considerably, reflecting the diversity of duties and levels of responsibility. In filling entry-level jobs, many employers seek college graduates who have majored in human resources, human resources administration, or industrial and labor relations. Other employers look for college graduates with a technical or business background or a well-rounded liberal arts education.