Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology Major


To declare a psychology major, watch our online information session


Psychology Major Requirements

If you started at OSU prior to Autumn 2011 or if you have not taken classes at OSU for at least a year, please see your psychology advisor for the correct requirements.

Psychology Minors


We offer 7 different minors in Psychology:

  • General Psychology Minor
  • Clinical Psychology & Individual Differences Minor
  • Developmental Psychology Minor
  • Organization & Performance Minor
  • Social Psychology & Personality Minor
  • Biological Bases of Behavior Minor
  • Psychology Research Minor


Requirements for all Psychology Minors

  • All minors in psychology are 15 credit hours.
  • Prerequisite for all psychology minors:
    • Psychology 1100
  • Required courses for all psychology minors:
    • Psychology 2220 (Data Analysis in Psychology)
    • Psychology 2300 (Research Methods in Psychology)
    • Three additional courses specific to the chosen minor