- PSYC 1 (Introduction to Psychology)
- PSYC 10 (Experimental Design, Methodology, and Data Analysis Procedures)
Students are encouraged to review the detailed information below and utilize the checklist in planning for your major. You can also review course descriptions and course syllabi to inform your plan.
Use this checklist to guide you in preparing a successful request for approval of your major plan. It is intended to help you plan, but you are also welcome to seek advice from faculty members in the department for assistance in designing an effective and satisfying major. When you are ready to declare your Psychology major, follow the instructions from the Registrar's Office. If you have questions about the major requirements or your major plan, please contact Professor Catherine Cramer, Chair of the PBS Undergraduate Committee.
Students in the class of 2025 and earlier: The Psychology major cannot be modified with any other major. However, students can petition to modify another major with psychology (e.g. Biology modified with Psychology) if the major forms a unified and coherent whole, as approved by the Chair of the Departmental Undergraduate Committee.
Students in the class of 2026 and later: The Psychology major cannot be modified. This includes both modified majors in which psychology is the primary component (e.g., Psychology Modified with Economics) and those in which it is the secondary component (e.g., Economics Modified with Psychology). Students who seek to modify a major in another department with courses in psychology may do so by using the option of a modified major without indication of the secondary department (e.g. Economics Modified). Students who wish to have a more substantial study of psychology noted on their transcript are encouraged to declare a Psychology minor.