The Honors Program is designed to increase the depth of the superior student’s work in the major through closer individual contact with faculty members, a more rigorous academic curriculum, and the performance of individual original research.
Eligibility for department honors work in Psychology is achieved by:
A GPA of 3.0 or better in Psychology and in all overall course work.
Recommendation by at least two faculty members in the Psychology Department.
Formal acceptance of the student into the program by the department chair.
Any student eligible for honors and wishing to enter the program should signify the intention to the department chair as soon as possible after the decision to be a Psychology major. The student plans honors work in such a way as best to fulfill individual educational needs. Special attempts are made to integrate psychology with the other disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences. Although each student’s program is individually considered, the honors candidate must meet the following requirements:
All required courses must be completed with an average of 3.00 or better.