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Students in the Psychology Program work with advisors to create a curriculum of at least 28 credits. Students must meet the requirements listed below. For all Psychology course offerings, refer to the Columbia University Directory of Courses.


Columbia University Course Directory

One Introductory Psychology Course

One Laboratory Course in Experimental Psychology

One Introductory Course in Statistics

One Course in Each of Three Areas

One Advanced Seminar of Your Choice

Two Semesters of Supervised Research Participation

This requirement may be accomplished with one semester of Supervised Individual Research or two semesters of PSYC 3950.

Students are required to maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (B). Every course creditable toward the certificate must be taken for a letter grade. Courses with a grade of P or below a B- will not count toward the completion of the certificate.