Students can study Psychology as a major (BA, Psychology), a
minor, or part of a
self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the departmental faculty advisor and your Student Success advisor. Learn more in the Detailed Degree Requirements section and track your progress using the program requirements worksheet (see below).
Other required courses:
Total credits: 47-52
In addition to the requirements outlined below, Lang has general requirements, including a minimum number of credits in liberal arts courses and college residency requirements. All students should
read the general Degree Requirements and consult with their Student Success advisor and departmental faculty advisor each semester to ensure that they are
on track to graduate.
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses to meet the requirements for the major. Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the departmental faculty
The major in Psychology requires completion of 13 courses, distributed as follows. Track your progress using the program worksheets (see below). Psychology courses are not offered in the summer. Consult the Lang Course Finder for an updated list of courses that fulfill these requirements. You can also see courses outlined by category in the documents below.
Note: 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.
Total credits: 47-52
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
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Joan Miller Psychology Director of Undergraduate Studies and Departmental Faculty Advisormillerj@newschool.edu212.229.5727 x3106