Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Science degree

The University of Wyoming offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology that can prepare you for a variety of exciting careers. Students learn classic and contemporary empirical approaches to understanding human behavior. The degree allows students to explore different approaches and subdisciplines within the field, including biological, physiological, clinical, cognitive, developmental, neuroscientific, and social psychology. Students develop skills in critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving. The degree offers strong training in how to conduct scientific research and statistical analyses that are important to pursuing advanced degrees in the field. 

Minor in Psychology

Students can complete a minor in Psychology that complements a number of majors and interests.

Minor in Aging Studies

The department of Psychology also offers a Minor in Aging StudiesWhether your interest is in healthcare, social services, business, or a number of other fields, a Minor in Aging Studies will compliment your declared major.




Psychology Major Anna Gardner

B.S. degree requirements

Our degree is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers and is flexible enough to allow additional majors or study abroad. Academic advising and clear degree plans help ensure you graduate in four years. The program provides education toward five student learning objectives. Learn more about the degree requirements


Lower division courses have established learning objectives align with the overall program objectives.




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Distance Learning

You can complete your psychology degree from anywhere. We have junior and senior level courses that you can take online. More information can be found on our Distance Learning page.





Professor Clapp looks over data with an undergraduate student

Careers in Psychology

Our students go on to work and study in a wide range of fields, including business, clinical practice, law, medicine, government and nonprofit agencies, and marketing, to name a few. Faculty provide career advising for students and the psychology club provides opportunities to learn more about graduate programs and job search. Learn more about what you can do with a degree in psychology.




Professor Matt Gray and his lab team on the summit of Medicine Bow Peak

Outside Thinking

Our students enrich their experience in a variety of ways outside the classroom.

  • participating in research studies
  • working with faculty and graduate students as research assistants
  • conducting independent projects and field work
  • joining the psychology club
  • connecting with local nonprofits




Biological Sciences building in spring

Learn more about attendance

Learn more about our program, including scholarship information and how to visit. 

Contact Us

Department of Psychology

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6303

Email: psyc.uw@uwyo.edu

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