Courses for a Degree in Psychology

Psychology is the study of the human mind.

For this major you’ll take lots of psychology classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as a psychologist. 

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in psychology: 

Psychology Courses:

  • General Psychology
  • Elementary Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Perception and Sensation
  • Experimental Methods in Psychology
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Principles of Learning
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychobiology
  • Junior Seminar in Psychology  

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology