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

Graduate School Application Workshop

Need help completing your application materials for graduate school? Want someone to review your resume or personal statement 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.

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!

Harvest Open House:

October 31th: Stop by the Psychology Building Lobby any time between 10:00am and 1:30pm for free Buckeye Donuts, coffee, candy and more! Check out the flier for more details!

Master in HR Management Info Session

November 1st: Interested in a career where you can use your knowledge and passion for people in an organization? Find out how the Master in HR Management (MHRM) degree at Ohio State could be right for you. Join Rebecca Zurek (MHRM ’12), and learn about how to begin preparing for it—right now. The session will run from 5:30-6:30pm in PS 35. Pizza will be served! Complete this survey to RSVP today! For more information, check out the flier.

GRE Talk:

November 7th: Interested in learning more about the GRE and how to prepare? Join Dr. Mike Edwards from 4:30 to 6:00pm in PS 35 for all the latest information on the exam! Click here to register.

Psychology Enrichment Program:

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

Stop! and Think! Film Series:

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.

School Psychology Info Session:

November 14th: Starting at 5:00pm in PS 35, the School Psychology program at Ohio State will be hosting a panel discussion for students interested in learning more about the career of school psychology. Speakers at the panel will be current students in the School Psychology program. The first portion will include a presentation providing a general overview of what school psychology is, educational and licensure requirements for becoming a school psychologist as well as possible career paths for a school psychologist. The second portion of the panel will be dedicated to a question-and-answer session. We look forward to having you there! Click here to register.

Pediatric Psychology Info Session:

November 28th: From 4:00 to 5:00pm in PS 35, the Society of Pediatric Psychology will give a presentation concerning a career in Pediatric Psychology. For more information, check our their flier. Interested? Click here to register.

Psychology & Culture in Europe Info Session:

November 29th: Ready to get away this summer while learning about the fascinating history of psychology abroad? From 5:00 to 6:00pm in PS 35, Dr. Lisa Cravens-Brown will be holding the second informational session about the Psychology May Study Abroad Trip. Check out the webpage for more information about the trip, and register here to attend the session.







Express Advising Times: AU16

9:00am-12:00pm (Morning) and 1:00-4:00pm (Afternoon):

Thursday, October 20th (Afternoon)
Wednesday, October 26th (Afternoon)
Thursday, October 27th (Morning)
Tuesday, November 1st (Afternoon)
Friday, November 4th (Morning)
Monday, November 7th (Afternoon)
Tuesday, November 15th (Afternoon)
Wednesday, November 16th (Afternoon

Honors in Psychology:

Congratulations to the following Psychology Majors who have recently been approved for candidacy for Graduation with Honors Research Distinction:

Min Liu
Mia Kern
Anna Ross
Abbey Chappell
Krysten Chadwick
Emily Allen
Claire Rowe
John Engle
Tyler Knaplund
Emily Markham

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

John Engle
Jenny Chen
Brook Blake
Alexandria Myers
Shannon Novak
Cassandra Dula
Rachel Wininger
Madeline Little
Brittany Cardoza
Matthew Erxleben
Annabelle Gordon
Eleni Christofides
Emily Allen
LaNae Plaxico
Joseph Zako
Sophia Veneziano
Abigail Skeen
Krysten Chadwick
Shahmeer Hussain
Caitlin Johnson
Kuranda LaMay
Elizabeth Montenegro
Melissa Gramajo