HONORS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Director: Dr. Sara Levens
Students majoring in psychology have the opportunity to earn honors by completing a two-semester thesis project that is designed to be similar to a master's thesis. During the first semester, the student does a literature search of existing research on his or her topic, and uses that material as the basis for a Research Proposal. There is a formal defense of the proposal before a committee of 3-4 faculty members at the end of the first semester.
When can I apply?
Students may apply during their junior year.
What are the GPA requirements?
You must maintain a 3.2 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in departmental courses.
What are the curricular requirements?
Students complete six (6) hours of honors coursework through PSYC 4690 amd PSYC 4691. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options.