University of Wisconsin–Madison


Psychology major requirements [PDF]


TO DECLARE THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR, a student must successfully complete Introductory Psychology (or the equivalent) with a grade of C or better and complete one of the following major declaration options:

1.    ONLINE by joining the Psychology Advising (non-credit) CANVAS course and submit the MAJOR DECLARATION REQUEST FORM. Students must email with their NetID to be added to the online CANVAS COURSE. The major declaration request form can be accessed from the course module.

2.    Attend an ON-CAMPUS PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR DECLARATION WORKSHOP. The dates and times for upcoming Spring workshops are below. All sessions will be held in room 338 (Berkowitz room), Brogden Psychology Building.

Wednesday FEB 13th at 3:30pm

Tuesday APR 2nd at 10:45am

Thursday APR 18th at 2:30pm


Psychology major 4-year plan [PDF]

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Did you declare the psychology major PRIOR to Fall2011? Contact for the appropriate major checklist.