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




Declare a Psychology Major

Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor

Psychology Major and Minor Course Requirements

Upcoming Events

Master of Human Resource Management Information Session

From attracting and recruiting the best employees, training and developing them to be successful, to recognizing and rewarding them for their accomplishments, Human Resources Professionals have the ability to touch every part of an organization. Join Rebecca Zurek on Tuesday, February 9 from 6-7pm in PS 35 to learn more about this career and OSU’s MHRM graduate program. Pizza will be served. Register today!

Haugland Learning Center

Dr. Morton Haugland from Haugland Learning Center is coming to speak to Psychology Majors about an internship program which involves working with children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) on Wednesday, February 17th at 4:00pm in PS 14. Please register for this event if interested.


Psychology Scholarship Applications Due March 1

The Department of Psychology offers several scholarhship opportunities for undergraduate psychology majors. The awards range from $700 - $3000 and are disbursed in either AU16 or across both AU16 and SP17. Decisions will be made by April 1st. Several of these scholarships require two letters of recommendation so check them out today!

Psychology Student Ambassador Application Due February 26

Are you enthusiastic about the Psychology Department and OSU? Have you been involved in the Psychology Department and would like to help other students become more involved? Are you currently a freshman? Then consider applying to be a Psychology Student Ambassador. Visit our website for more information and to download an application.

Research Scholarships

If you are working in a research lab, check out these scholarship opportunities:

ASC Undergraduate Research Scholarship (Due 2/8)

Social and Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Research Grants (Due 2/12)

Summer Research Fellowship (Due 2/15)

Psychology 2220 Learning Lab

Are you taking PSYCH 2220 (Data Analysis in Psychology) this semester? Get off on the right foot by visiting the Psychology 2220 Learning Lab. The Learning Lab has computers and textbooks and Peer Experts who are ready to help you. The Learning Lab is open from 10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday. Even if you don't have questions yet, the Learning Lab in Lazenby room 015 is a great place to study for your PSYCH 2220 class. You don't need an appointment to use this great service - drop-ins are welcome!