Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

As with all areas of the University, there are General Education requirements you will need to complete. Learn more about General Education Requirements » 

Psychology Degree Requirements

In order to declare psychology as a major, you must:

  • Complete PSY 0010 Introduction to Psychology    AND
  • Complete one of the required statistics courses (STAT 0200, 1000 or 1100)     AND
  • Be enrolled in PSY 0036 Research Methods Lecture 
  • All required pre-requisite courses must be completed with a 'C' or better.  

To declare psychology or to add psychology to an existing major, go to the Advising Center, 201 Thackeray Hall to complete the Program Change Form.

All students should feel free to talk through any questions or concerns with a psychology advisor via drop in, email, or by scheduling an appoinment

Psychology Degree Requirements »

Remember: to earn a degree in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, you must also meet the following general education requirements:

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