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What does psychology include?

The Department of Psychology’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?

OSU psychology majors can participate in original research endeavors. With a flexible degree plan including online courses, a psychology degree can be customized to fit career goals. Our undergraduate program helps students acquire a range of skills including problem-solving, communication, research and computer literacy that are applicable to the career path of your choice.

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 Degree Option

Complete psychology degree (four years) and law degree (three years) in just six years


  • Two programs, Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychology, offer students many research opportunities

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

  • Psychology majors are encouraged to join the Psychology Club, 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.


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