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Student Advising & Information
Did you know that there are 7 scholarships available in the Department of Psychology?
- Applied Behavior Consultants Scholarship: $250
- June Gersten Memorial Scholarship: $500 minimum
- Duane E. C. Johnson Scholarship: $500 minimum
- Douglas Michell Memorial Scholarship: $500
- George Parrott Scholarship: Up to $1000
- Arnold and Mari Golub Neuroscience Scholarship: Up to $1000
- John & Joyce Schaeuble Award for Best Use of Quantitative Data in Psychology: $1000
Deadline for the applications is November 30, 2023.
Psychology Department Resources
There are many people who are here to help you in the Department of Psychology. Below is information on how to connect with faculty and staff for your various advising needs.
Not sure who to see? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
Looking for major advising, career exploration, etc.? You can meet with any major advisor whose schedule works for you! Please use EAB to schedule major advising, career exploration, etc.
Expressed Interest Advising
If you are an Expressed Interest Psychology student seeking academic advising or if you would like more information on how to apply to our program, visit the link below.
General Education (G.E.) Advising
The College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies Student Success Center (SSC) provides G.E. and graduation advising to Expressed Interest students and Psychology majors. Drop-in and scheduled appointments are available. To meet with SSC staff, visit the SSIS Student Success Center.
Notice of 3-year Contract Eligibility - To be announced
Student Feedback Solicitation - To be announced
Spring 2024 Featured Courses
- PSYC 143-01: Practicum in Community Psychology
- PSYC 177-01: Psychology of Happiness
- PSYC 177-02: Seminar and hands-on experience in Community Psychology
- PSYC 177-03: Behavior Analysis in the Workplace
- PSYC 177-04: Psychology of Religion
- PSYC 198-01: Prospects Peer Mentoring
We recommend psychology majors and minors connect with faculty advisors once a semester. Some advisors are using EAB to schedule appointments, while others are holding drop-in hours via Zoom.
Request a PSYC 9 Course Substitution Review
Review the courses that were updated in Fall 2022 in the PSYC 9: Approved Course List to determine if the course you have taken has already been reviewed.
If you have not taken a course on the approved list, you must take PSYC 9 at Sac State or ensure you are taking an approved course at another college. Contact email@example.com if you are unsure about a course.
*Courses that are listed as approved for articulation may be taken at any time and submitted by transcript to the university to meet the PSYC 9 requirement.
Behavior Analysis Certificate
Interested in a Behavior Analysis Certificate? Save and fill out the Undergraduate Behavior Analysis Certificate Advising Form below.
Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology
If you are interested in workplaces, organizations, and group behavior, I-O (Industrial-Organizational) Psychology might be the right fit for you!
Prospects Peer Mentors
Our Prospects Peer Mentors are also a great reference for students seeking guidance from fellow students. Our mentors are a team of trained, experienced, and knowledgeable psychology majors.
Our student organizations are a great way to meet new friends, dive deeper into psychology, and give/receive mentorship.