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The Department of Psychology

The College of Education & Human Service Professions

Psychology – B.A.S.
On Campus Major

Effective beginning Fall 2007

Psychology Major

Admission Requirements

For more information about admission to UMD, see 'Admission Procedures and Requirements' on the UMD Office of Admissions Web site.

Any student may be admitted to the department as a Pre-psychology major. Students who have completed General Psychology (Psy 1003), have at least 24 total credits, and have a minimum GPA of 2.50 may declare Psychology as their major.

Progress toward completion of degree requirements is continuously tracked by the UMD Registrar´s APAS system.

Degree Requirements


Students who wish to pursue the B.A.S. degree in psychology may declare the program as their major at any time providing their cumulative GPA is at least 2.00. Students may declare their intent to pursue the degree at the CEHSP´s Student Affairs Office. Progress toward completion of degree requirements is continuously tracked by the UMD Registrar´s APAS system.

For more information about admission to UMD, see Admission Procedures and Requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions Web site.

Honors Requirements

Senior psychology majors with a GPA of at least 3.25 in psychology and 3.00 overall are eligible for departmental honors. Honors work may be completed as an individual honors research project (Psy 3998), as an individual honors application project under the direction of an adviser selected by the student (Psy 3997), by completing an honors seminar (Psy 3985), by completing a successful UROP project, or by receiving a GPA of 3.80 or better in all psychology courses. Eligible students are urged to consult with their adviser or a psychology department faculty member on how they wish to pursue departmental honors before the end of their junior year.

Note: Students eligible for honors are urged to consult with their advisers or a psychology department faculty member before the end of their junior year to discuss how they wish to pursue psychology department honors.

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Questions about declaring psychology as your major?

Contact:

Your advisor as listed on your APAS or

Peer Advisors peerhelp@d.umn.edu

 

 

Distance Education

Many psychology courses are available online. An online major is available for students who have completed an Associate degree in psychology from one of the partner community colleges.

Visit our website www.d.umn.edu/psy for more information.

Study Abroad

Psychology students are encouraged to study abroad using the many opportunities UMD offers. Information is available at www.d.umn.edu/ieo.

Other information

Students may qualify for Departmental, College or University awards and scholarships. Please visit www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/scholarships/index.html. Students are encouraged to present their research findings at the Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference or the National Council for Undergraduate Research.

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