Graduating with Honors | Department of Psychology


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Students with a Psychology Major GPA of 3.80 or higher AND who have a minimum overall UMD GPA of 3.00 can graduate with Honors in Psychology if they complete one of the following: 

    1. Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project (UROP). Application deadlines are in October and February.
    2.  Honors Project in Psychology (Psy 3986)
    3. Complete a 5xxx level Psychology course with a grade of B or better

    To receive departmental honors students must formally apply for them before a deadline during the term before they graduate. Spring Semester deadline is Friday, March 3rd. Click HERE to apply.

    Students eligible for honors are urged to consult with their advisors or a psychology department faculty member on how they wish to pursue departmental honors before the end of their junior year