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Courses for a Degree in Psychology

In addition to a focus on psychology courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

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