B.A. Honors Degree

Admission Requirements

A 3.5 cumulative average in psychology with a minimum of 24 hours in psychology taken at Buffalo State is required. Transferred courses will be considered for credit toward a student's psychology requirements, but the grades from these courses will not be used in computing the cumulative average. A 3.25 cumulative average in all courses taken at Buffalo State is also a requirement.

Program Requirements

A 42-hour sequence of courses is required for the B.A. honors degree in psychology. In addition to the required psychology courses and elective courses in psychology selected by advisement that are part of the B.A. degree curriculum, students also must take:

  • PSY 496 Honors Thesis (3 credit hours)
  • PSY 498 Honors Thesis II (3 credit hours)

PSY 496 may be used as a psychology elective course and PSY 498 is an additional required course.

Total required credit hours in Psychology for B.A. Honors Degree 39

B.S. Honors Degree

Admission Requirements

A 3.5 cumulative average in psychology with a minimum of 24 hours in psychology taken at Buffalo State is required. Transferred courses will be considered for credit toward a student's psychology requirements, but the grades from these courses will not be used in computing the cumulative average. A 3.25 cumulative average in all courses taken at Buffalo State is also a requirement.

Program Requirements

A 42-hour sequence of courses is required for the B.S. Honors Degree in Psychology. In addition to the required psychology courses and the courses in the B.S. degree concentrations, i.e., biological psychology, clinical psychology, environmental psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, psychology of aging and psychology of infancy, students also must take:

  • PSY 496 Honors Thesis (3 credit hours)
  • PSY 498 Honors Thesis II (3 credit hours)

PSY 496 and PSY 498 may be substituted, where applicable, for an elective course for the B.S. degree.

Total required credit hours in Psychology for B.S. Honors Degree 42

Psychology

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