Undergraduate Honors Program in Psychology

Honors Program Requirements

The Psychology Department offers a structured, research-based honors program for advanced students. The program is research intensive sequence of courses culminating in a empirically-based senior thesis project that is conducted by the student under the supervision of a faculty member. 

ยท      The Honors program does require students to apply and be accepted. In order to be considered, student's must have a grade point average of 3.30 or better overall for all course work at the University, as is a 3.50 or better for psychology courses.

In a In addition to the 36 credits required for the major, students need to fulfill 12 additional credits of the following coursework: APSY 310, APSY 399, 499, 499Z.  Students must submit a senior honors thesis acceptable to the research advisor and the Honors Committee and present that work to the department.

For further questions regarding the B.A. Honors in Psychology, please contact the Honor's Advisor: Dr. Julia Hormes jhormes@albany.edu