Academic Programs

The department offers a wide range of experimental and clinically related courses that reflect all major areas of psychology. See the department's mission statement


Psychology Major Degree Options

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.): a general program in psychology leading to the B.A. degree in psychology which offers great flexibility in specialization, minors and even double-majors.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.): program that leads to the B.S. degree which is a good choice for students interested in life or physical sciences or mathematics. Prepares students for graduate studies in experimental psychology, engineering psychology, neuroscience, medicine, etc.
    • The B.S. major requires a minor in science (biology, chemistry, physics) or math or computer science.

Both the B.A. and B.S. prepare students well for graduate study in psychology.

Students majoring in psychology have the option to declare a concentration in one of five areas. For details, click here.


Other Majors Related to Psychology


  • M. B. PsyD student St John's University
  • L.B. MA student, University of Pennsylvania
  • J. D. Physician Assistant graduate program, Wagner College
  • J. S.  Medical and Health Research Association of New York City
  • M. R.  Boston University Law School
  • J.C.  Ph.D. student, clinical, University of Maryland
  • K. Y.  Ph.D. student, neuroscience, University of Michigan
  • E. H.  Accounting Dept., USA Network
  • A. K.  M.A. student in occupational therapy, NYU
  • D. N.  M.S. student, Kean College
  • J. P.  M.S.W. student at NYU
  • D. P.  Bear Stearns management training program
  • K. P.  M.A. student, Adelphi University
  • C. T.  Ph.D. student, clinical, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • J. L.  Ph.D. student, clinical, Adler University
  • K R.  Ph.D. student, clinical, California School of Professional Psychology
  • S. S.  M.A. student, NYU
  • M. G.  M.A. student, Georgia School of Professional Psychology
  • E. L.  student in nuclear medicine, Froedert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
  • N. M.  Benefits Specialist, PriceCooper Waterhouse
  • A. M.  Youth Care, Orchard House Juvenile Detention Center
  • M.M.  Trader, New York Stock Exchange
  • L. D.  Counselor, Central Nassau Guidance & M.A. student, Hofstra U.
  • J. L.  Sales Manager, Landmark Advertising Group
  • A.H.  Psy.D. student, Aliant International University

See our Career Guide for Psychology