This page outlines requirements for the degree in Psychology (BA, Psychology). Students can also study this subject as a
minor or as part of a
self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill major requirements. Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Track your progress using the program requirements worksheet (see below).
The major in Psychology requires completion of thirteen (13) courses, distributed as follows. For a general listing of courses that fulfill Psychology requirements, visit the Lang course finder. You can also see the courses outlined by category in the two documents below:
Note regarding senior work: The Senior Project requires students to collaborate with a faculty member in the Department of Psychology. It is the responsibility of the student to establish contact with a faculty member to discuss the possibility of support for the Senior Project. Contact should be made with a faculty member at least one semester before the commencement of the Senior Work.
Track your progress using the worksheet (PDF) for the year in which you declared your major in Psychology:
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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
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Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Joan Miller Director of Undergraduate Studies, Psychology