o Completed a 6-credit PSYC 1200 (Introduction to Psychology),
o Received a B in PSYC 2260 (Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology)
To find an honours advisor, go to the websites of the Faculty and Adjuncts at Psychology Faculty. The websites for each person outlines the research interests of all the faculty. Find three or four that sound interesting and approach them about doing your honours research with them. You are also allowed to approach Faculty members outside the Department of Psychology, but your thesis must have a psychology focus. You should probably begin this process approximately in February or March of your third year. If you have not found an advisor by September, the instructor of the Honours Seminar course will help you make arrangements. Bear in mind that you will have very little choice in the matter, so don't wait!!
At the end of your degree, we hold an honours dinner to celebrate the achievements of our students. Many students bring a date or their parents to this event. While we do give out some serious awards such as the Ten Have Award for the best thesis and the Canadian Psychological Association awards certificates we also have a number of humorous awards for students and advisors such as these two:
There are many things that you need to think about in order to apply to graduate school. It’s not too early to start. In fact, you should begin preparing yourself in your third year of your undergraduate degree. For students in their third year, click HERE for more information about what you need to do to get ready to apply to graduate school.