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What does psychology include?

The Psychology Department’s undergraduate program offers you excellent training in understanding human behavior. Our degree allows you to complete a second major or a minor often without additional hours.

Why psychology at OSU?

When you graduate from OSU with a degree in physiology, you'll be prepared to enter a variety of career fields, including the public and private sector, graduate school, or programs such as medical school or veterinary school. In addition, there are a number of student organizations at OSU designed to help you succeed, such as Advancing Women in Science or the American Medical Student Association.

Career paths

Psychology majors are competitive for a variety of careers that emphasize understanding human behavior, interpersonal skills, or research and data analysis skills. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

 

3+3Law option

for early admission to have the opportunity to complete your law degree in 6 years.

Highlights

The Psychology Department’s undergraduate program offers you excellent training in understanding human behavior and the uses of scientifically rigorous methods. A degree in psychology also serves as your foundation for various careers and helps you acquire a range of skills (problem solving, communication, research, computer literacy, etc.) that are applicable to the career path of your choice. Our degree allows you to complete a second major or a minor often without additional hours.

 

In addition, Psychology Club is an undergraduate organization dedicated to helping OSU students learn about the field of psychology. Within the club, you can participate in workshops about career opportunities at the bachelor level, admission to graduate programs, and presentations from professionals in various specialty areas in psychology. Psychology Club also facilitates interaction between students and psychology faculty, and provides numerous opportunities for community service.

Courses to expect for this major include Psychology of Humor, Social Psychology, and Clinical Child Psychology.

Opportunities

  • Psychology Club is an undergraduate organization where you can participate in workshops about career opportunities at the bachelor level, admission to graduate programs, and presentations from professionals in various specialty areas in psychology.
  • Two programs, Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychology, offer students many research opportunities

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