Psychology Kick-off Event
The Psychology Department is hosting an Open House Kick-off & Social for new and returning students in the major on August 29th from 2-4 in EP 304. Come by to meet faculty, get more information about labs and how to get involved!
More information about the event is posted on our Upcoming Events Page
Welcome Our New Faculty: Dr. Shasta Ihorn
Please welcome our new faculty member, Dr. Shasta Ihorn. Dr. Ihorn joins our school psychology faculty concentration. Her area of research include Multicultural Counseling Competence. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Education Psychology. Prior to joining SF State, she taught at Texas A&M University since 2016.
Graduate Student Thesis/Research Support
The Psychology Department was able to support 15 graduate student research projects for the current year. We will post updates about the specific projects as they are completed.
The Core requirements consist of PSY 200, 303, 305GWAR, 371, 400 and 690. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all core classes and a grade of CR must be earned in 303 and 690. Courses 200, 305, 371 and 400 must be taken for a letter grade. There are three basic areas in which students must complete 6 units apiece, for a total of 18 units. Additionally, students must complete 9 units from upper division Psychology electives or from any basic areas.
Students that need to fulfill the Mandatory Advising Requirement must complete the following:
- Print the Psychology Mandatory Advising from the website. Mandatory Advising Form (PDF)
- Meet with a faculty advisor during their office hours. Find an advisor on the psychology information board, or on the website at: http://psychology.sfsu.edu/home/contact.html
- Discuss your plans and address any questions you might have about the major with your advisor and obtain their signature.
- Submit signed form to EP 301 for advising clearance.
Psychology Major Program Impaction