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Honors in Psychology

Admission Requirements

  • 1. Admission to the major.
  • 2. At least a 3.5 GPA in all Psychology courses.
  • 3. At least a 3.25 overall GPA.
  • 4. Signed contract from a psychology faculty member agreeing to serve as Honors Thesis Chair.
  • 5. Submission of honors application to the Psychology Honors Advisory Committee.
  • 6. Commitment to three semesters in the Honors program

Requirements

In order to graduate with Honors in Psychology a student must:

  • 1. Complete all regular requirements for the psychology major.
  • 2. Earn minimum 3.5 upper division GPA and minimum 3.5 Psychology GPA by the time of graduation.
  • 3. Complete 4 units in PSY 310: Intermediate Statistics.
  • 4. Complete 3 units in PSY 490H: Special Topics - Honors with a "B" or higher.
  • 5. Complete 3 units in PSY 496H: Research Preparation: Development of a Thesis Proposal with a "B" or higher.
  • 6. Complete 3 units in PSY 498H: Senior Honors Thesis with a "B" or higher.
  • 7. Complete 1 unit in PSY497H: Senior Honors Thesis - Presentation.
  • 8. Complete 3 units in any other 400 level psychology course exclusive of PSY 405, PSY 406 or PSY 499.

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