Department of Social and Educational Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Child Study

Bachelor of Science in Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety and Security

Bachelor of Science in Social Work

Associate in Science in Criminal Justice

Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education

Associate in Science in Homeland Security

Associate in Science in Human Services

Certificate in School Safety and Security

Certificate in Advanced School Safety and Security

Department Mission Statement

The Department of Social and Educational Sciences is committed to preparing dedicated, reflective, and responsive professionals who employ evidence-based practices in service to their communities and society as a whole. Our core mission is to foster the development of our students’ cognitive, technical, academic, and humanistic capabilities so they are career and profession ready.

Psychology Minor

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. A minor in psychology is useful for students who are enrolled in a Bachelor of Science degree program in business, education, health services, human services, or in any of the various fields involving human relations. Students are encouraged to work closely with their advisors to design a psychology minor that fits with their career and educational goals.

Family Studies Minor

Student must complete 15 credits of the Family Studies courses offered at Goodwin College.

Curriculum - Minor in Psychology

Students must complete 15 credits of the Psychology courses offered at Goodwin College. Of the 15 credits, a minimum of 6 credits must be at a 200-level or higher and a minimum of 3 credits must be at a 300-level or higher.