Prospective Undergraduate Students

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

Health Psychology Major (NEW)

We are excited to announce our new health psychology degree plan. This track is designed to prepare students for work in allied health fields; students will develop a strong base in general psychological principles through study on how psychological, behavioral and cultural phenomena interact with illness and health. 


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.

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

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

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

Program details

Psychology Resource Center

Need help with your psychology classes? You can stop by the PRC on the 2nd floor of the Blagg-Huey Library (room 210) or visit our virtual PRC Zoom (meeting ID: 514 696 3910). Graduate student tutors are available to work with students on coursework and graduate school applications, as well as personal statements, resumes and cover letters.

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


Contact our undergraduate program director, Lisa Rosen, Ph.D., at, or fill out the following form to be contacted by us:

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Page last updated 9:00 AM, August 29, 2022