- We hope you are having a great summer! If you need us for any reason, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Welcome new Hokies!! We look forward to seeing you in Summer Orientation advising appointments in June and July!
Have a question?
- Contact an Advisor, please email email@example.com, or contact your assigned advisor.
- The Student Advising Resources also has a wealth of information that addresses many common advising questions and concerns among students.
- Set up an Appointment for Undergraduate Advising
Switching Into or Adding the Major and Minor
- If you are interested in becoming a minor, please go to Prospective Student Page
The complete requirements for psychology majors can be found in the Major's Handbook, or the Major Checksheet for your graduation year, see below. In addition to meeting the psychology department's requirements, each major must fulfill the University's general education requirements.
In some instances, students may apply for a waiver of a specific requirement or may substitute one course for another to fulfill a requirement. If you wish to inquire about a waiver or course substitution, please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
- Major Checksheet for Students Graduating in 2020
- Major Checksheet for Students Graduating in 2021
- Major Checksheet for Students Graduating in 2022
Handbooks and guides
- How to Run a DARs Report - for Students Graduating in 2022 and thereafter
- Student Handbook 2019-2020-CLE
- Student Handbook 2019-2020-Pathways
- Student Handbook 2020-2021- All Entering Students
- Student Handbook 2021-2022 - All Entering Students
- Psychology Study Abroad Guide
- Psychology Undergraduate Catalog (2020-2021)
The requirements for the minor vary somewhat according to graduation year. To add the PSYC minor, please set up an Explore Psychology Minor appointment following the directions here.
For students graduating in 2021 or later, the requirements for the minor are 18 credit hours in psychology, including:
- successful completion of these specific courses -- a) PSYC 1004 (Introductory Psychology) and b) PSYC 1094 (Principles of Psychological Research; note that the research methods courses in HD and Sociology may be used as substitutes)
- successful completion of one of the following courses: PSYC 2034, 2044, 2064, or 2084, and
- successful completion of two (three-hour) psychology courses at the 3000-level or above. (PSYC 4964 and 4994 taken pass/fail may not be used to satisfy this requirement.)