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The Psychology Department’s undergraduate program offers you excellent training in understanding human behavior and the uses of scientifically rigorous methods. A degree in psychology also serves as your foundation for various careers and helps you acquire a range of skills (problem solving, communication, research, computer literacy, etc.) that are applicable to the career path of your choice. Our degree allows you to complete a second major or a minor often without additional hours.

In addition, Psychology Club is an undergraduate organization dedicated to helping OSU students learn about the field of psychology. Within the club, you can participate in workshops about career opportunities at the bachelor level, admission to graduate programs, and presentations from professionals in various specialty areas in psychology. Psychology Club also facilitates interaction between students and psychology faculty, and provides numerous opportunities for community service.

Courses to expect for this major include Psychology of Humor, Social Psychology, and Clinical Child Psychology.

Career Options

Psychology majors are competitive for a variety of careers that emphasize understanding human behavior, interpersonal skills, or research and data analysis skills. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Experimental Psychologist
  • Attorney
  • Social Services Case Worker
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Mental Healthcare Center Marketing
  • Representative
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Physical Therapist

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years. You may use this as a guide to plan your undergraduate education, but you should adjust it to fit your personal goals.

BA - Psychology
Option - Pre-Law

BS - Psychology
Option - Pre-Med

Minor

The Psychology minor at OSU helps you incorporate knowledge about human behavior and thought processes into any major or discipline from any of OSU’s colleges. A minor in psychology is flexible enough to compliment your chief interest from a wide range of possible subjects.

Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary minor if you would like to explore the study of the mind and intelligence. The minor offers you a specialized course of study in Cognitive Science through the departments of Psychology, Philosophy, Speech Communications, English, Computer Science, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. 

For minor requirements, please visit the Office of Registrar.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.

When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Department of Psychology offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Visit the Department

Psychology
116 N. Murray
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

psychology@okstate.edu
405-744-6027