Major in Psychology
Psychology is the study of how people think, act, and feel in response to others and the environment. This is a very broad discipline, and can be applied in a multitude of ways including everything from biology to business to sociology. UWFox can provide you with a foundation of skills and knowledge to help you succeed in the psychology program at a baccalaureate degree granting institution.
Psychology clubs, organizations, & other opportunities on campus:
Helpful courses for psychology majors
- PSY 201/202 - Intro Psychology
- PSY 210 - Statistical Methods in Psych
- PSY 250 - Developmental Psych
- PSY 307 - Psychology of Personality
- PSY 309 - Abnormal Psychology
- PSY 360 - Psych of Childhood & Adol.
- PSY 362 - Psych of Adulthood & Aging
- MAT 117 - Elementary Statistics
Note: These courses are commonly required of Business majors. Be sure to check with your advisor for specific requirements.
- ENG 101 - Composition I
- ENG 102 - Composition II
- MAT 108 - Quantitative Reasoning OR
- MAT 110 - College Algebra
- Humanities/Fine Arts
- Social Science
- Ethnic Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
Note: These requirements are necessary to complete the Associate Degree at UWFox. See your advisor for details.
- PED 127 - Fitness for Life
- COM 103 - Intro to Public Speaking
- Foreign Language
- World Cultures
- Computer Science
Note: These courses are required by some UW campuses. Be sure to check with your advisor for specific
Looking for more information? Check out these resources.
- WISCareers – “Wisconsin’s career exploration and planning website.” Contact Student Affairs for access to this website.
- Transfer Information System (TIS) – Access a transfer planning guide for specific majors and UW institutions.
- Course Schedule – Search for courses available at UWFox
- Psychology advisors – An excellent resource for all your academic and career questions.
- Rex Hieser, Associate Professor