Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Undergraduate Program

Students who study psychology at Ohio State take courses in the brain and behavior, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology and social psychology. Psychology students have access to faculty who are prominent researchers and have opportunities to work alongside them in research labs, studying topics such as emotion regulation, childhood mood disorders, stress and health in pregnancy, language perception, psychopharmacology, attitude formation and the biology of human social interactions. Psychology Spring


Declare a Psychology Major

Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor

Psychology Major and Minor Course Requirements

Upcoming Events


March 20th: 20th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Join us for our 20th Annual Research Colloquium! If you're currently conducting research and/or writing a thesis and would like to present your results, please click here to register. If you'd like to have your poster judged and therefore qualify for cash prizes, judging begins at 3:00pm in the Psychology Building Lobby. Not interested in judging? The Colloquium begins at 4:00pm and will conclude at 6:00pm. If you'd like to attend the event, but are not presenting, register here. Refreshments will be served starting at 4:00pm. Check out the webpage for more information and to see last year's winners!







Interested in Becoming a Psychology Ambassador for the 2017-2018 academic year? Find out what the position entails and how to apply here!

Check out what our current Psychology Majors are doing here on our Student Spotlight Page!

Honors in Psychology:

Congratulations to the following Psychology Majors who have recently been approved for candidacy for Graduation with Honors in the Arts and Sciences:

Megan Secard
Adelle Kenney