Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Why Choose the Psychology Program?

Wright State University offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology. Students pursuing a B.A. in Psychology will learn about diverse topics in psychology and develop valuable skills including applying psychological theory, communicating effectively, collecting and analyzing data, and interpreting statistical information.

There are currently over 80 different areas in psychology, each with diverse and exciting opportunities. Students can consider applying their B.A. in Psychology to the arts, business management, conflict mediation, consulting, counseling/therapy, criminal justice, education, engineering, human resources, government, marketing, the military, public service, rehabilitation, sales, social policy, sports, and many others.

Academics and Curriculum

View Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.


Students must apply for admission to Wright State University. For admission into the Department of Psychology, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of PSY 1010 or equivalent college-level Introductory Psychology course with a grade of 'C' or better.
  • Earn at least a 2.25 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA), including transfer courses.
  • Successful completion of at least 15 semester credit hours of college-level coursework. This includes transfer credit hours and credit for Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

For more information about the undergraduate program in psychology, contact the Psychology Department in 335 Fawcett Hall at (937) 775-2391.