Major in Psychology Honors Program

Students majoring in psychology may be eligible to graduate with the designation Honors in Psychology.

Additional Requirements

  • GPA in psychology and overall GPA are 3.5 or higher.
  • Completion of PSYC 498 Thesis Development Seminar and 499 Honors Thesis Seminar.
  • Oral presentation

PSYC 498 and PSYC 499 are a two-course sequence for high achieving and highly motivated psychology majors, which will give them hands-on experience in generating, conducting, analyzing and communicating the results of empirical psychological research. The program is completed in the following sequence:

  1. PSYC 498, proposal development and IRB application (Spring, junior year)
  2. PSYC 499, data gathering and thesis writing (Fall, senior year)
  3. oral presentation (Spring, senior year)

Honors Program in the Humanities

All Psychology students are eligible to apply for participation in the Honors Program in the Humanities.

Contact Info

Department of Psychology

Mon-Fri, 8:30a.m. - 5p.m.

Kalmanovitz Hall G65 (415) 422-6151 (415) 422-2517