Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate TWU students at the Psychology and Philosophy Department's A-Mazing Psychology event.
Undergraduate TWU students at the Psychology and Philosophy Department's A-Mazing Psychology event.

Why Study Psychology at TWU?

The undergraduate psychology program at Texas Woman's University offers one-of-a-kind opportunities to conduct and present research on the local, national and international level. Our dedicated faculty mentors will foster your development as a scholar and provide comprehensive preparation for future graduate studies or diverse career paths.

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Degree Tracks

As a psychology major, you will be encouraged to join one of our active student organizations, which foster collegiality and service to the field. You also will have the support of our undergraduate programs and initiatives, which include statistical consulting, cooperative education and early field experiences

We offer six different tracks within the major, allowing you to get the most out of your bachelor's degree in psychology.

General Psychology Major

The general track in psychology is designed to provide a thorough liberal arts education and will prepare students for a wide array of pursuits. This degree exposes students to coursework that will foster critical thinking skills and a thorough understanding of human behavior.

Graduate School Preparation Psychology Major

The graduate school preparation track prepares students for graduate level work in psychology and other social sciences. Through the inclusion of specific coursework and research team opportunities, this degree plan provides students the opportunity to gain key knowledge and skills necessary for success at the graduate level.

Pre-Occupational Therapy Psychology Major

The pre-occupational therapy track is designed to prepare students for advanced degree work in allied health fields such as occupational therapy. Prerequisites for admission into the occupational therapy program at TWU are embedded within the degree plan.

Pre-Physical Therapy Psychology Major

The pre-physical therapy track is designed to prepare students for advanced degree work in allied health fields such as physical therapy. Pre-requisites for admission in the physical therapy program at TWU are included within the degree plan.

Fast-Track to an MA in Counseling Psychology (NEW)

We are excited to announce our new fast-track degree plan in counseling psychology. This degree is intended for students who are interested in our master of arts (MA) in counseling psychology degree. Up to 28 hours of undergraduate coursework can count toward this graduate degree.

Fast-Track to an SSP in School Psychology (NEW)

We are excited to announce our new fast-track degree plan in school psychology. This degree is intended for students who are interested in our specialist in school psychology (SSP) degree. Up to 28 hours of undergraduate coursework can count toward this graduate degree.

Minor in Psychology

A psychology minor is an excellent way to learn about the field and gain marketable skills. It is compatible with most majors, offering a unique set of courses and experiences to supplement any degree. Adding psychology as a minor will provide you with critical thinking skills as well as an understanding of human behavior.

We offer four minor tracks designed to match your needs and interests, and each track totals 18 credit hours (about 6 classes).

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychology Graduate School Preparation
  • Psychology and Philosophy Split
  • Philosophy

Learn more about each track and find out how to apply for a minor >>

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Find information on how to apply for our undergraduate degree programs, including deadlines, prerequisites and details about our application process.

Questions?

Contact our undergraduate program director, Lisa H. Rosen, Ph.D., at lrosen@twu.edu or 940-898-2303, or fill out the following form to be contacted by us:

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Page last updated 4:56 PM, October 15, 2018