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Psychology

Requirements for Psi Chi Membership

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Psychology

Wayne Hall
125 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383


Undergraduate Office: 5th Floor Room 502
Phone: 610-436-2945
Undergraduate Email: psych@wcupa.edu


Graduate Office: 5th Floor Room 506
Phone: 610-436-2532
Graduate Email: BFitzgerald@wcupa.edu

Scholastic Requirements for Psi Chi Membership

Undergraduate Students (For incoming FA 2016 or later)

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better
  • Minimum of 15 credit hours in Psychology with PSY GPA of 3.5 or better. These 15 credit hours must include the following courses:
    • PSY 245 Statistics*
    • PSY 246 Research Methods
    • A minimum of 3 PSY courses taken at WCU including at least one course from Group A or B and at least one course from Group C, D, or E. (See Psych Major Advising Sheet for a list of courses).

*Or Department-approved equivalent

Graduate Students

Industrial/Organizational MA Scholastic Requirements

  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA of all graduate coursework must be 3.50 or above
  • A minimum of 15 credit hours of graduate Psychology courses with GPA of 3.75 or above
  • The minimum 15 credit hours must include the following five courses in the student's curriculum: 
    • PSY602 Advanced Statistics
    • PSY560 Industrial Psychology
    • PSY562 Organizational Psychology
    • PSY524 Psychometrics
    • PSY569 Ethics and Professional Skills in Organizational Practice

General MA Scholastic Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of all graduate coursework must be 3.75 or above
  • Must have completed the following courses:
    • PSY601 Introductory Statistics
    • PSY602 Advanced Statistics
    • PSY524 Psychometrics
    • PSY600 Research Report

 

Clinical Doctoral  (PsyD) Scholastic Requirements

  • Must have earned a minimum of 36 credit hours (inclusive of a maximum of 12 transferred credits)
  • Cumulative GPA of all graduate coursework completed at WCU must be 3.50 or above
  • A minimum of 15 credit hours of graduate Psychology courses with GPA of 3.75 or above
  • The minimum 15 credit hours must include the following  five courses in the student's curriculum
    • PSY601 Research Methods
    • PSY700 Adult Psychopathology
    • PSY705 Multicultural Clinical Psychology
    • PSY733 Psychology Clinical Practicum
    • PSY740 Research Practicum
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