Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies: Psychology Minor

  • Overview

    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.
  • Curriculum
    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. 
  • Some of our faculty
    • Marion Young

      Assistant Professor of Psychology

      PhD, West Virginia University
      MS, Morehead State University
      BS, Emory & Henry College

      • Maternal obesity/Maternal depression

      • Fetal/Infant/Child Development

      • Epigenetic mechanisms impacting development

      Learn more about Marion

    • Shlomo Hollander

      Ph. D. Yeshiva University
      MA Yeshiva University
      BA Touro College

      Learn more about Shlomo

    • Nina B. Eduljee

      Professor of Psychology

      PhD, Temple University
      MA, University of Georgia
      MA, University of Bombay, India
      BA, University of Bombay, India

      • Motivational beliefs and classroom strategies used by college students

      • Predictors of academic success for college students

      • Cross-cultural comparisons of attitudes towards computers

      Learn more about Nina

    Marion Young

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    PhD, West Virginia University
    MS, Morehead State University
    BS, Emory & Henry College

    • Maternal obesity/Maternal depression

    • Fetal/Infant/Child Development

    • Epigenetic mechanisms impacting development

    Learn more about Marion

    Shlomo Hollander

    Ph. D. Yeshiva University
    MA Yeshiva University
    BA Touro College

    Learn more about Shlomo

    Nina B. Eduljee

    Professor of Psychology

    PhD, Temple University
    MA, University of Georgia
    MA, University of Bombay, India
    BA, University of Bombay, India

    • Motivational beliefs and classroom strategies used by college students

    • Predictors of academic success for college students

    • Cross-cultural comparisons of attitudes towards computers

    Learn more about Nina

  • Student Stories
    • Jessica Ducrow, Recruiter, North Suffolk Mental Health Association

      My online experience at Saint Joseph's College has been extremely positive. I have been welcomed and helped by advisors, professors, and office staff. It is the best school I have ever attended.

    • Stacey Cyr, Director, Madawaska Adult & Community Education

      I very much enjoy my classes as they are challenging, insightful, and allows for individual creativity and application to my career needs.

    • Steve Gagne, Instructional Coach

      The people who I contact at the college are very kind and helpful. I feel that even though I am a distance learner, I matter. Whenever I have been on campus I get the same feeling. That's important to me.

  • Career Moves
    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.