Major and Minor Requirements
Psychology majors and minors take a common core of courses providing a general introduction to the field and an understanding of research techniques:
- PSYCH 110- Introduction to Psychology
- PSYCH 201- Statistical Methods in Psychology
- PSYCH 205- Research Methods in Psychology
They also take courses in two broad
- Personality, clinical and social psychology (also called "Column A" courses due to their position in our tables of requirements)
- Cognitive psychology and neuroscience (also called "Column B" courses)
- Cross-cutting/integrative (also called "Column C" courses)
Students who successfully complete all requirements for the major will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
For details, see the documents listed below. You can also contact the department office (Swift Hall 102, 847-491-5190) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment with a department adviser.
- Important Notice: New course numbers for 2019-2020!
- Requirements for majors, updated with new course numbers effective 2019-2020
- Requirements for minors, updated with new course numbers effective 2019-2020
- Requirements for majors (with old course numbers, pre-2019-2020 )
- Requirements for minors (with old course numbers, pre-2019-2020)
- Substitutions for PSYCH 201-Statistical Methods in Psychology
- Information from Northwestern's Undergraduate Catalog