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 Fall workshops are below. All sessions will be held in room 338 (Berkowitz room), Brogden Psychology Building. REGISTER HERE

Wed Sept 26th – 4p-5p

Thurs Oct 18th 4p-5p

Tues Oct 30th 12p-1p

Wed Nov 14th 11a-12p

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.