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Social Sciences Department

Why Study Psychology at Judson?

Our personalized and practical approach to education will help you learn how to understand and explain individual and group behavior. Our social sciences program includes a major in psychology, as well as concentrations in counseling, children and family, criminal justice and social work. Study psychology and we will help you expand your capacity for critical and analytical thinking about human behavior, community dynamics and social policies.

Psychology Major (Bachelor Degree)

Students in our Social Sciences Department can major in Psychology with an optional concentration in one of four areas including Criminal Justice, Child and Family, Pre-Clinical/Counseling, or Pre-Social Services. Looking to continue on at Judson for your master's degree? Judson also offers a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Learn more about majoring in Psychology

Choose an optional concentration with your Psychology degree

Social Science Minors and Certificates

In addition to our offered psychology degree and concentrations, you can also add one of our psychology or social science minors to your existing major.

Social Sciences Department Highlights


Receive hands-on instruction in the classroom and hands-on experience that prepares you for your future career through required internships that your professors will help you secure in your desired field of interest.


Our Social Sciences Department's small student to professor ratios will help you receive experiential instruction and more individual attention and interaction with faculty.


Instruction from a "World Christian" perspective strengthens your ability to work in diverse and cross-cultural settings both in the United States and abroad.


If you are interested in a specific career such as clinical counseling or law enforcement, you can choose from one of four concentrations, each with a unique combination of relevant classes.

Psy - Ellen Binnion - Spotlight

Ellen Binnion

Ellen Binnion

Psychology Major

Ellen plans to pursue a law school after she graduates from Judson. She credits her professors, classes, and her internships with preparing her for her future career... “I plan to take the LSAT on November 25 and, if all goes well, attend law school,” Ellen said. “Ideally, I want to work for the state as a prosecutor and help those who have been wronged in any way.” Read More

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