University of Vermont

Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Studies in Psychology
The Department of Psychology offers both the Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Psychology; a few of our junior and senior level classes are run as seminars that include laboratory and/or field based research components. Qualified psychology majors also have the opportunity to conduct independent research and an honors thesis option.
Degree Programs First Year Student Programs
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Bachelors of Science (BS)
Minor in Psychology
Teacher Advisor Program (TAP) combines interactive courses with careful academic advising, while the Academic Introduction to the Major (AIM) is a second-semester program for transitioning into a potential major.
Conducting Research FAQs
Psychology is a science. Knowledge is acquired through research. The best way to understand how knowledge is acquired is to participate in research.
Frequenty asked questions about Psychology, at UVM and after graduation.
Honors Programs Study Abroad
The Honors College offers an intensely focused, academically challenging environment for some of UVM's most outstanding undergraduate students. You can experience honors education through the John Dewey Honors Program and College Honors.
Each year, more than 400 students spend a semester, a summer or a full year studying in another country.
Psi Chi/Psychology Club Careers & Graduate School
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.
Several helpful links for information regarding careers in psychology and applying to graduate school.
Work-Study in Psychology Advising
Work-Study is a federally funded program which pays students wages for part-time employment during the academic year. UVM has over 3,000 work-study positions both on and off-campus.
Answers to questions abouts advising, changing your major, getting into a closed course, etc.
Honors & Awards Undergraduate Profiles
Each year the Psychology Department Faculty select deserving senior undergraduate psychology majors as recipients for the four Undergraduate Honors Awards.
See what research students are doing both in the laboratory and the community.

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