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Psychology Advising

Graduation Requirements

General Graduation Requirements

If your catalog year is 2002-2003 to the present, you need a minimum of 120 total units to graduate. These units are comprised of the following:

Psych Grad Requirements
Units Area
51 General Education (Click here for GE Requirements)
45 Psychology Major Requirements
24 Electives and Remaining Degree Requirements

Additionally, you need to complete the Upper Division Writing Skills Requirement by passing the Upper Division Writing Examination (UDWE). Visit or contact Testing Services, located in Family Food Science Building, Room 210, 559.278.4137, for exam dates and registration information OR you can complete the requirement by passing a "W" course with a grade of C/CR or higher.

You also need a GPA of 2.0+ in three areas: (a) in the major (b) in all Fresno State coursework (c) total/cumulative units.

(Note: This page does not include all aspects of graduation requirements. Please see for details.)

Contact the College of Science and Math Advising and Resources Center (ARC) for additional information pertaining to non-psychology degree requirements.


Psychology Major Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are based on your catalog year. Your catalog year is the year you started college. **

** If you started college at another California State University campus or California community college you may use that catalog year as long as you have been continuously enrolled. (enrolled in classes for at least one semester per calendar year)
Graduation requirements for catalog years 2020-2021, below are the Psychology Major requirements.

(You may download this from the 'Forms & Handouts' link.)


IMPORTANT: Please see the following link for Fresno State's catalog rights information.

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