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 0035 Research Methods
- 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.
NOTE: PSY 0205 Psychopathology has replaced PSY 1205 Abnormal Psychology. Students may not earn credit for both.
Remember: to earn a degree in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, you must also meet the following general education requirements: