Undergraduate Students shall be enrolled in the Institution, have registered for major or minor standing in psychology (or for a major or minor in a closely related program that is psychological in nature), and have all of the following:
1. at least 3 semesters (minimum 36 semester hours) or equivalent of college coursework completed,
2. 9 semester hours or equivalent of psychology coursework completed,
3. a minimum 3.0 psychology course GPA, and
4. a cumulative GPA that ranks in the upper 35% of their class (sophomore, junior, senior) in general scholarship (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale). Chapters must use the largest class comparisons possible, either across the entire university or the entire college.
We meet at the same time as Psych Club, biweekly on Wednesday's at 5pm in Jonas Academic 202
News and Events
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What degree will I obtain as a Psychology major? You will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology.
Is a minor required with this major? Yes. You will be required to have a minor with this degree. You may also declare a double major in the same degree (B.S.).
What is a good complimentary minor? Complimentary minors for Psychology vary according to the individual student. Some common minors include Sociology and Biology.
How many credits of Psychology classes will I need to take? You will be required to take at least 50 credits in the field of Psychology.
Who is my advisor? To check your advisor, login to WebAdvisor and click on Program Evaluation. Your advisor, if assigned one, will be listed at the top of this page. If no advisor is listed, contact Registrar's office.
How do I change my advisor? If you would like to change your advisor, contact Registrar's office.
What are common job outcomes for Psychology graduates? There are a wide range of job outcomes for Psychology graduates. Some common career goals are mental health counselors, school counselors, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, sports psychologists, experimental psychologists, professors, and human resources employees.
I am interested in attending graduate school. What do I do next? Visit out Grad School page for more information. You will also want to speak with an advisor on which courses you should be taking. Research and/or internship experiences are often required on graduate school applications.
The BHSU Chapter of Psi Chi cordially invites you to apply for lifetime membership. Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, and membership depends upon class standing and academic achievement. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated students who represent our increasingly diverse and global society. I encourage you to complete Psi Chi’s Online Application, which I will review to determine your eligibility. If you qualify, you will receive an e-mail regarding my decision. To apply online:
2. Read the qualifications for application and select APPLY NOW
Your one lifetime membership fee will be $60 after you are approved to join. Psi Chi provides members of all races, ethnicities, genders, social and economic classes, and backgrounds with opportunities to make the most of their unique skills and talents. Service, networking, and professional development opportunities are available on campus, locally, regionally, and nationally. All members receive:
· A lifetime membership certificate, and the ability to include membership on your resumé
· Online resources and Psi Chi’s magazine, which provide specific guidance and tools about graduate school applications, career advancement, conducting research, promoting diversity, leadership, and more
· Sixteen $3,000 scholarships awarded annually for undergrad and graduate students
· Publishing opportunities in Psi Chi’s peer-reviewed journal, which accepts undergrad, graduate, and faculty research in all areas of psychology
· $400,000 in annual awards and grants for student research, convention travel, chapter involvement, diversity, and more
· Diversity Article Awards of $600 each to primary authors of articles related to diversity
· NICE, our Network for International Collaborative Exchange, which allows members to become involved in cross-cultural research
Finally, we also are looking for students to take on leadership roles in Psi Chi at our school to organize meetings and events. We welcome new ideas, diverse perspectives, and broad representation of social identities and cultural backgrounds.