Psychology Major

The Undergraduate Major in Psychology is designed to provide a basic foundation for entry into graduate programs in psychology or education fields and careers involving human services or research. Department majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.

Although there are no concentrations within the Major, there is flexibility within the major to allow you to emphasize course work suited to your career goals.

How does the Psychology Major work within the REAL General Edcuation Curriculum?

Within the REAL General Education Curriculum, the Psychology Major fulfills the following REAL areas:

R - Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning

A -  Cultural & Behavioral Analysis

Detailed guidance for Psychology Majors on completing the REAL General Education Curriculum Requirements can be found HERE.

How can I get more information about the Major?

The department chair, Dr. Jeff Aspelmeier, would be happy to answer anyquestions you may have about the major.

Declaring Your Major

Just like everything else in college, becoming a psych major starts with paperwork; a Declaration/Change of Major/Minor form, to be specific. You will need to complete the form and email it to The form and the directions for submitting it can be found HERE.