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 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.