There are three majors and two minors within the Psychology Department. There are several interdisciplinary minors related to Psychology. Please click on the links below to read about the requirements for each major or minor listed in the USC Catalogue 2023-2024. Below are major and minor requirement sheets to easily keep track of your progress. We also included sample course plan for each major you can use as a guide, however please consult with your academic advisor to ensure completion of all requirements.


Psychology Major Requirements

Social Sciences with Emphasis in Psychology Major Requirements

Cognitive Science Major Requirements 


Minors within the Department of Psychology

Interdisciplinary Minors related to Psychology (Minors in other departments)

Minor requirements listed in the USC Catalogue 2023-2024

Many of our students combine their background in psychology within different areas of business, such as: consumer behavior, marketing, human resources, industrial organizational psychology, and public relations. Students also pursue other minors in various fields.

For questions about how to apply to the Minor in Consumer Behavior, please click here.

If you are interested in minors outside the Department of Psychology, please ask your Academic Advisor for a referral.

To see the catalogue listing of psychology courses, click here.

Psychology Course Syllabi Archive