Degree Requirements

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General Education Requirements

As with all areas of the University, there are General Education requirements you will need to complete. Learn more about General Education Requirements »  All students must complete both the requirements for their choosen major as well as the required general education requirements. 

Psychology Degree Requirements

Psychology Degree Requirements

In order to declare psychology as a major, you must:

  • Complete PSY 0010 Introduction to Psychology    AND
  • Complete one of the required statistics courses (STAT 0200, 1000 or 1100)     AND
  • Be enrolled in PSY 0036 Research Methods Lecture 
  • All required pre-requisite courses must be completed with a 'C' or better.  

It is important to note the sequence of the foundational courses and the importance for students to plan course selectin accordingly. The following courses are required in this order to complete the major:

STAT 0200, 1000, or 1100   *required for*   PSY 0036   *required for*   PSY 0037
*required for*   PSY Advanced Lab

To declare psychology or to add psychology to an existing major, please be sure to complete the Dietrich School Major, Minor, and Certificate Declaration Qualtrics form found within the Student Toolkit website.

All students should feel free to talk through any questions or concerns with a psychology advisor during our drop-in time