Location: Life Sciences Building, Room 313,
501 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76019
Mailing address: P.O. Box 19528
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Students who wish to apply for major status in psychology must first meet University and College of Science requirements for admission to major status and the specific requirements of the Department of Psychology, which include an overall and psychology GPA of at least 2.25; and completion of PSYC 2443 and PSYC 3443 with a C or better in each course. Students may not enroll in PSYC 2443 or 3443 more than three times; if a student completes their third attempt without a qualifying grade, they must change their major. Currently enrolled UTA students may qualify to change their major to psychology by meeting the requirements listed above depending on their current status.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology is intended for students preparing for work and study in fields requiring more mathematics and sciences. It is also suitable for pre-medical and pre-dental students. Students preparing for study in the health professions including medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, optometry, occupational therapy, and veterinary medicine should also be advised by a College of Science Health Professions advisor in order to meet the requirements of the corresponding professional schools.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is for students who want to obtain a broad liberal arts education with a concentration in psychology. It is also a preparation for graduate studies in psychology and many other fields.
Minor in Psychology
The department offers a minor in psychology with four options:
- General Psychology Minor
- Clinical Health Psychology Minor
- Neuroscience Minor
- Organizational Science Minor