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Undergraduate Programs

Honors in Psychology

Admission Requirements

  • 1. Admitted to the major.
  • 2. A 3.5 GPA in all Psychology courses.
  • 3. At least a 3.25 overall GPA.
  • 4. Letter of support from a psychology faculty member agreeing to serve as Honors Thesis Chair.
  • 5. Submit honors application to the Psychology Honors Advisory Committee.


  • Complete all requirements for the psychology major.
  • Complete all of the following courses:
    • PSY 310 Intermediate Statistics (4)
    • PSY 490H Special Topics – Honors (3)
    • PSY 496H Research Preparation – Honors (3)
    • PSY 498H Senior Thesis – Honors (3)
  • Complete 3 units in any other 400-level psychology course exclusive of the following: PSY 405, 406, or 499.