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

Stop! and Think! Film Series:

September 28th: "Do You Really Want to Know?" An engaging look at testing for Huntington's Disease. To register for this event, click here. For more info, check out the Stop! and Think! webpage.

November 9th: "Living on One Dollar" Find out what it's like to live on $1 a day in rural Guatemala. To register for this event click here. For more info, check out Stop! and Think! webpage.

Psychology Enrichment Program:

October 6th: "From Behavior to the Brain: Modeling Fetal Alcohol Exposure" presented by Dr. Derick Lindquist. To register for this event click here. For more info, check out the PEP webpage

November 8th: "Career Exploration in Psychology" presented by Laura Whitaker. To register for this event click here. For more info, check out the PEP webpage

Graduate School Application Workshop

Need help completing your application materials for graduate school? Want someone to review your resume or personal statement? Register for this one-time-only event, which takes place on October 19th from 4:30-6:00pm in PS 35. The workshop will consist of a 20 minute presentation, followed by Q&A with current graduate students and time to work on your application materials. Please bring all in-progress materials (cv/resume, personal statement, diversity statement, etc.) with you to the event. This event caps off at 35 participants, so register soon!

Psychology Career, Internship and Graduate School Fair:

Need help figuring out what to do with psychology degree after graduation? Looking for a part time internship this spring? Register for this year's career fair, which takes place on October 25th from 5:00-7:00pm. For more information, click out the webpage!





Scholarship Winners in Psychology:

Congratulations to the following psychology department scholarship award winners:

Sara Bechtel

Ashley Brancamp

Abbey Chappell

Olivia Fitzpatrick

Emily Markham

Further congratulations to these psychology majors, who were awarded the Wolfe Study Abroad Scholarship:

Courtney Caldwell

Kathleen Florentine

Mary Imre

Amber Schreck

Thomas Sodeman

Lastly, check out the psychology majors who received awards at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum in March. Psychology majors placed in both the Psychology and SBS divisions.