- Honors Course Requirement. Two (2) semesters:
- PSY-P 499 Honors Thesis Research
- 1–12 credit hours
- Consent of departmental honors committee
- May be substituted for advanced laboratory requirement or, given the permission of the departmental honors committee, for certain other requirements in the program for majors
- May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
- Independent Laboratory Research Project. It is recommended that students begin the Independent Laboratory Research Project no later than spring of their junior year to allow adequate time for completion before graduation.
- Thesis. Successfully complete and defend a thesis based on laboratory research project.
- GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
- Students must have a College GPA of 3.300 or higher to qualify for admission to a Departmental Honors program and to receive Departmental Honors. Units may set a higher College GPA.
- Units establish additional criteria, including admissions procedures, academic performance standards, and whether there are required courses, papers, or projects.
- Students who wish to earn honors in two different units must complete a distinct body of work for each honors notation.
Exceptions to and substitutions for honors requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Admission. Application for admission to the honors program may be made during the sophomore or junior year.