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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 491 Senior Seminar 2

(4 Credits)
Capstone course with three components: the seminar, independent research or internship, and a senior thesis. The seminar includes reading and discussion of original literature on selected topics in psychology. Requires periodic seminar presentations and oral reports on research or internship projects. Meets two hours weekly. Students interested in research and who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 in Psychology may pursue an independent research project under the guidance of a Psychology faculty member. Students interested in applications of psychology may pursue an internship. Such internships are served in the community or in the University in activities designed to meet career goals.

Requires a minimum of eight hours per week. All students complete and present a senior thesis and poster based upon either their research or a question from the internship.

Prerequisite: MA 141 , PY 142 , PY 221 , PY 222  or PY 223 , PY 242 PY 331 , PY 332 , and PY 342 . Under some circumstances, PY 332  and PY 342  may be taken concurrently. PY 490  is a prerequisite to PY 491.