One of the most popular minors at the University of Iowa, the Human Relations Minor is designed to help students broaden their career choices in the helping professions.

With a wide variety of course options, no prerequisites, and only one required course, the Human Relations Minor can be tailored to your individual interests and career goals.

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Food and Mood
  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Making a Vocational-Education Choice
  • Counseling for Related Professions


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The Human Relations Minor is perfect for those looking to build strong interpersonal and management skills and wanting to enter helping professions. Possible post-graduation opportunities include:

  • Graduate studies
  • Human resources
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Hospitality
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency management

To add the Human Relations Minor, meet with your academic advisor.
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