Undergraduate Requirements

Students can major in psychology in two different ways, earning either BA or BS, with additional concentrations and specializations available to suit your interests.

You can download a checklist of the major requirements for the General Psychology BA or BS Bachelor's degree  

The most common method is the Bachelor of Arts (BA), suitable for students interested in general psychology and taking a foreign language.

Bachelor of Science (BS)  Students with a strong science background, taking many science and math courses, can select the Bachelor of Science (BS) in one of two ways:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in General Psychology: Provides a broad exploration of psychology (see requirement checklist above)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Neuroscience Track: Provides an exploration of the brain sciences.


Specialized Programs  The department also offers additional specializations including Honors, Diversity, Disabilities, and Modeling. Click to view our specialized programs.

Psychology minor requirements can be found here