A group of students giving a presentation.

A minor in interpersonal relations will be a valuable asset in your career, regardless of your chosen field.

Understanding and navigating the dynamics of interpersonal relations, communication, and human behavior is particularly useful in jobs that require contact with people.

This minor works particularly well with majors in:

What You Will Learn

A minor in interpersonal relations is designed to:

  • help you improve your understanding of the principles and dynamics of human interaction
  • provide you with experiences that will enhance your effectiveness in human interaction
  • help you understand human communication and behavior


If you want to learn more about this minor, email us.

Program Requirements

The minor requires 15 credits with a minimum of nine credits required from selected courses in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counseling.

Total Credits: 15


A few of the classes you will take include:

  • CPSY 230 – Human Relationship Development
  • CPSY 360 – Interrelational Aspects of Sexuality
  • CPSY 400 – Fundamentals of Counseling
  • CPSY 420 – Techniques of Psychological Interventions
  • CPSY 470 – Introduction to Cross-Cultural Counseling

For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

View Catalog

Enroll in this Minor

To enroll in this minor, contact your academic advisor.