Declare a Major or Minor

Faculty member and students in classIn order to declare a major or minor in the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University the following requirements must be met.

TO successfully declare

  • A general psychology major, you must have completed the following three courses with a grade of C or better: PSY 1000, PSY 1400, PSY 1600, and PSY 3000
  • A psychology major, you must have completed the following courses with a grade of C or better: PSY 1000, 1400, 1401, 3000, and 3300.

To prevent problems with registration or graduation auditing, you should declare your major or minor immediately upon completion of these courses.

Declare your major or MINOR

  • You may declare your major online.
  • You may declare your minor online.

Any missing or inaccurate information above will delay processing of your major or minor request.

Upon receiving all above information, if you are eligible to declare, the undergraduate advisor will send you an email notifying you that your Degree Works has been updated with the changes.