Comparative Psychology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the behavior of members of particular species or groups and the relationship of the behaviors of the species or group to their evolutionary origins. Includes instruction in differential psychology, experimental and physiological psychology, psychopharmacology, psychology of individual differences, reinforcement theory, and neurophysiology. Is Comparative Psychology the right major for you?
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Comparative Psychology Major

What Courses Do Comparative Psychology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Comparative Psychology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Mathematics
  • Neurophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
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