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Major and Minor Requirements

Psychology majors and minors take a common core of courses providing a general introduction to the field and an understanding of research techniques:

They also take courses in two broad areas within psychology, along with "cross-cutting/integrative" courses:

Students who successfully complete all requirements for the major will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

For details, see the documents listed below. You can also contact the department office (Swift Hall 102, 847-491-5190) or e-mail psych-advising@u.northwestern.edu to set up an appointment with a department adviser.

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