University of Wisconsin–Madison


A rigorous understanding of human/animal behavior and mental processes can be applied to almost any career. Students majoring in psychology have successfully pursued careers in science, clinical/counseling, business, medicine, law, public service, and a variety of other areas.

UW-Madison’s Psychology major requires a variety of Foundation courses (Introductory Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, and Biology), Breadth courses, Depth courses, Capstone courses, and a total of 33-credits completed in the Psychology department.  [Psychology Major Requirements]