1. Want to learn about which courses to take?
A . Schedule of psychology courses for the year
B. Checklist for the psychology major (Class of 2023) (Classes of 2024 and beyond)
C . Checklist for an ID major with psychology
D . Checklist for a psychology minor
E . List of Cognate courses (class of 2023 only)
G . Common Curriculum Worksheet (Class of 2026) (Classes of 2023, 2024, 2025)
- 2. Want to declare a psychology major, minor, or ID major?
3. Want to do a practicum, independent study, internship, or thesis?
A. Outside the Classroom - Read this to learn about the various options available to you.
C. Practicum proposal form and registrar's enrollment form
D. Independent study proposal form and registrar's enrollment form
E. Internship proposal form and registrar's enrollment form
F. Thesis information, proposal form and registrar's enrollment form
- 4. Want to conduct research?
5. Want to take part in research?
A. Sona site
6. Want to graduate with departmental honors?
Honors in Psychology
All proposals for honors theses must be submitted to the department administrative assistant no later than the end of the eighth week of the spring term of the junior year. The proposal should be one typewritten page describing the general area of the project, the student’s preparation for the project (e.g., related course work), and the proposed faculty supervisor. Further information is available from the department administrative assistant.
Requirements for Honors in Psychology:
In addition to meeting College-wide requirements, honors in psychology requires:
1. A psychology grade point average of 3.40 or higher
2. Three grades of “A” or “A minus” in psychology “core” courses, which include:
- PSY 200 - Statistical Methods in Psychology
- PSY 210 - Neuroscience: Mind & Behavior
- PSY 212 - Neurobiology
- PSY 213 - Clinical Neuropsychology
- PSY 220 - Attention and Memory
- PSY 225 - The Psychology of Language
- PSY 230 - Social Psychology
- PSY 240 - Developmental Psychology
- PSY 250 - Clinical Psychology 1: Disorders
- PSY 251 - Personality
- PSY 300 - Research Methods in Psychology.
3. A two-term thesis with a grade of “A” or “A minus”
4. An oral presentation of the student's work (usually at the Steinmetz Symposium)
- 7. Important college forms and information
- 8. Post-Union opportunities