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.

Sample Courses

Psychology Courses:

  • General Psychology
  • Elementary Statistics for Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Perception and Sensation
  • Experimental Methods in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Psychology of Diversity
  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Science
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Perception
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biopsychology
  • Psychological Tests
  • Comparative 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