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. Fall Semester deadline is Friday, October 5, 2018. 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