Minor - Psychology

University Campus

Work to understand the human experience with a Psychology minor.

As a Psychology minor, you can study:

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Personality theory
  • Biological bases of behavior
  • Child and adolescent development
  • Race and ethnicity

Translate your knowledge into workplace success with applied courses—available in forensics, the military, counseling, and industrial and organizational psychology—as well as community service projects and internships. Put your skills to use in human service settings and mental health facilities, or in business, human resources management, advertising and sales.

Professional development opportunities

  • Internships: Saint Leo maintains a strong reputation with many internship sites in the area. Students find opportunities with Florida Mental Health Institute, Boys and Girls Club, Head Start, the Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute, Hernando County Sheriff's Office, and programs for aging, autism, addiction, clinical research, children's services, victim advocacy and workforce development.
  • Co-curricular activities: Participate in Psychology Club and Research Club. Become an active member of Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology, and Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society for the social sciences.
  • Conferences: Present your research at regional and national conferences, including Southeastern Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, and Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
  • Computer skills: Learn to use industry-standard software, including Excel and SPSS.
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