Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behavior that seeks to understand human behaviors, thoughts and emotions through examining them in many different situations and environments. The use of psychological theories and concepts is an increasingly important tool in today’s ever-changing, diverse and global society.
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Completion of this program provides students to the ability to apply directly to the TU Clinical Mental Health & Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling master’s degree program.
Students with no prior college credit, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.
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Open Electives/Minor 33 credits
TOTAL CREDITS 120 Credits
CIP Code 42.0101
This minor prepares graduates to work with people who are struggling with alcohol and drug abuse in a variety of settings, such as substance abuse treatment centers.
This minor prepares graduates to work in agencies that focus on people who are in their older adult years. It is estimated that by 2025, one-fourth of the population in the U.S. and Canada will be over 65 years old. Graduates will understand the issues related to the changing roles and responsibilities of older adults. They will have increased skills to work with the elderly population. Students will be able to earn a certificate in Gerontology.
This minor prepares graduates to work with persons with disabilities, whether visible or invisible. Graduates will be able to work in settings, such as mental health agencies, agencies serving clients with developmental disabilities, day programs or adolescent facilities.
Students with a Sports Studies minor will be able to:
Students choose five of the following courses:
Careers are available in a variety of fields, including education, medicine, healthcare, youth services, business, sports, science and research.
Jobs in this area are projected to grow faster than average through 2026.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Many students interested in this field further their education with a graduate degree. Graduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible to enter the TU master’s degree program in Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling.