Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW
Former Student Harold Kanter

Bachelor of Science Requirements

Psychology as a major

To earn a Bachelor's degree in Psychology you will need to complete the University Studies Program, the Arts & Sciences Core requirements, and the major requirements. The major requires at least 33 credit hours in psychology with a minimum of 18 credit hours taken at the junior/senior level (3000 or 4000 level). A grade of "C" or better is required in all major courses.

Note: Psychology courses taken 15 or more years ago will not be used to satisfy degree requirements.


Requirements For Students Matriculating Fall 2015 and After

 Psychology Major Requirements (.doc)

 Arts & Sciences Core requirements

 University Studies Program (USP)

 USP Checklist (.docx)

 4-year Degree Plan for Psychology (.pdf)

Requirements For Students Matriculating Fall 2003 thru Summer 2015

 Psychology Major Requirements

 Arts & Sciences Core

 University Studies Program

 University Studies Checksheet


Psychology as a minor

For a minor in Psychology you are required to complete 18 credit hours in psychology: General Psychology (PSYC 1000, or equivalent); 9 hours at the 3000/4000 level; electives to reach the 18 required hours. Students seeking a minor in A&S must have 12 hours exclusive to the minor and not used in the major. A grade of "C" or better is required in all minor courses.



More Information:

hand in the air

Research participation

SONA system >
conversation logo


Advising >
questionnaire logo

Research labs

Labs >
faculty icon


Faculty >
Student logo

Scholarship information

Scholarships >
Contact Us

Department of Psychology

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6303


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon