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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Psychology Course Prerequisites


PSY 301:

A passing score (or exemption) on the reading section of the TASP exam

For more information about TASP, see the TASP Office website.

All Other PSY Courses

You must have PSY 301 with a C or better to take ANY other Psychology course

PSY 418

  • Restricted to Psychology Majors
  • Requires M 302 or higher level Math in addition to PSY 301
  • Students cannot enroll in PSY 418 a second time without written permission from a departmental advisor
  • Students may not enroll in PSY 418 a third time

Upper Division PSY

Requires 1) completion of at least 60 hours of course work and 2) a Statistics class in addition to PSY 301.

  • For Psychology Majors--Must have PSY 418 with a C or better
  • For non-majors--one of the following Statistics classes (with a C or better) will suffice:
            PSY 317
M 316
SOC 317L
EDP 371
SW 318
STA 309
ECO 329
BIO 318M
GOV 350L
KIN 373
CE 311S

Additional Prerequisites

If you have any questions about the prerequisites, please email

Department of Psychology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712
Phone: (512) 471-4410
Fax: (512) 471-3413

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