Department of Psychology
Kim L. Gratz, Ph.D, Chair
Kamala London, PhD., Associate Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator
Alexandria Harris, Undergraduate Advising
Ms. Harris can answer basic questions about degree requirements, help you tailor your course selections to meet your goals, and fill out graduation progress evaluations. She is available on a walk-in basis. Students may also make an appointment by calling her office as 419.530.2235, or emailing her at Alexandria.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Placement Program
Refer to the University of Toledo’s Registrar page at https://www.utoledo.edu/offices/registrar/student_records/advan_credits.html for specific information on minimum scores and credits awarded for Advanced Placement examinations administered by the College Board Advanced Placement Program.
Requirements for Admission
Psychology majors are encouraged to earn the graduation citation "Honors in Psychology" through the Department of Psychology honors program. A student can be admitted at any time but no later than the end of the first semester of their junior year. The following criteria must be met for admission to the program:
- An overall GPA of 3.8 or higher -or- Good standing in the College Honors program
- A grade of B or higher in PSY 2100
- A GPA in Psychology courses of 3.4 or higher
- Recommendation by two Department faculty members
Check with your advisor about your suitability for honors. If interested, contact the Department Honors Advisor for application materials.
Requirements for Graduation with Honors in Psychology
Once admitted, Honors students must meet all Requirements for the Undergraduate Major with the addition of:
|PSY 3800||Honors Proposal (Review a topic under the guidance of a faculty member and design and write a proposal for an empirical research project)||3|
|PSY 3910||Honors Research (Carry out the proposed research project)||3|
|PSY 4960||Honors Thesis (Analyze the data from the research project, write the results for a research publication in APA style, and present it formally to department faculty)||3|
The final GPA in all Psychology courses must be 3.4 or higher.