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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Psychology


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Stephanie M. Peterson, Chair
Main Office:  3700 Wood Hall
Telephone:  (269) 387-4500
Fax:  (269) 387-4550


Lisa E. Baker
Amy L. Damashek
Anthony DeFulio
Alyce M. Dickinson
Jessica Frieder
R. Wayne Fuqua
Scott T. Gaynor
Bradley E. Huitema
Douglas Johnson
Amanda Karsten
Richard W. Malott
Heather McGee
Amy Naugle
Cynthia Pietras
Alan Poling
Denise Ross
Ron Van Houten
Lester W. Wright, Jr.

Department Advisor
Bette A. Ludwig
3700 Wood Hall
psy-advising@wmich.edu
Students must consult the department advisor for major/minor requirements in Psychology, and for the evaluation of transfer credits, or for any other questions involving Psychology majors or minors.

Honors Program in Psychology


The honors program is designed to promote an academic community of undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty in psychology. The requirements for the departmental honors program include:

  1.  The completion of a major in Psychology.
  2. A University grade point average of 3.5, and a department grade point average of 3.8.
  3. Completion of PSY 4990: Honors Project in Psychology (6 credit hours) and the preparation of an Honors Thesis.
  4. The successful defense of the Honors Thesis before a departmental committee.
  5. Participation in a professional apprenticeship program (2 credit hours).

Advanced Courses

All 5000-level courses in the Department of Psychology have a prerequisite of junior standing, PSY 3600 (Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis) and PSY 3300 (Advanced Research Methods). Exceptions to this requirement must be approved by the course instructor on a case-by-case basis.

 

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