Undergraduate Studies

The Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office
Social Science 399B 
Phone: 518-442-4865
Email: psyadvof@albany.edu

Click the following for Advisement Office hours.

Academic advisement for declared psychology majors is handled through the Psychology Undergraduate Advisement Office, located in Social Sciences 399B.

The Advisement Office is staffed by Annie Connors, the Advising Coordinator for Psychology, and departmental advising assistants. Undergraduate students can receive advice and information regarding the curriculum required for a bachelor's degree in psychology, their remaining degree requirements, the application process to graduate school, career information for the field of psychology, and more.

Note: Psychology is a restricted major so please read the major admission requirements.
**Students who do not meet the psychology major admission requirements are considered "intended psychology majors" and will receive advisement through the Advisement Services Center.**

Your Future with the Psychology Major

For materials to help you navigate into a career or graduate school in psychology, please click here: Your Future with a Psychology Major.

Undergraduate Curriculum

This section is designed for students who want more information about courses and requirements related to the psychology major:   Undergraduate Admission Requirements and Curriculum in Psychology

For a list of courses, please see: Undergraduate Bulletin in Psychology

The Honors Program

The honors program in psychology is a way for exceptional students to gained advanced research training and experience in psychology. Honors Program in Psycholog

Research Opportunities

The Department of Psychology has over twenty active, faculty-supervised research labs across five specialty areas:  behavioral neuroscience, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and social-personality psychology. The faculty work closely with undergraduate and graduate students in all facets of the research labs.

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Psychology

Psi Chi - National Honor Society in Psychology

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their primary interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS).

For membership requirements and more information: The Albany Chapter of Psi Chi
Psi Chi National Organization