Research, Internship, and
Active participation in experiential learning builds a deep understanding of the process of research, helps to illustrate concepts presented in the classroom, and develops critical thinking skills, as well as teamwork, communication, and other professional skills.
Getting Involved with Research
Psychological Science majors are required to complete 9 units (usually over 3 semesters) of Undergraduate Research to graduate.
Psychology BA students are also welcome to participate in Undergraduate Research as part of their Psychology electives.
Develop Your Skills With an Internship
Psychology and Psychological Science students can benefit from getting hands-on experience through an Internship
Take your classroom experiences into the real world and explore multiple career option
Looking for a Teaching Experience?
- Gain classroom teaching experience assisting Psychology faculty as a Preceptor.
- Develop close relationships with faculty and gain a deeper understanding of course material.
Independent Study &
Honors Thesis Enrollment
- An Independent Study is an extended exploration of a topic under supervision of a Psychology faculty member.
- Students in the WA Franke Honors College completing their Honors Thesis in Psychology will enroll in two semesters of Honors Thesis during their Senior year.