UMBC's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) offers students a welcoming, engaging environment in which to learn and grow. Upper-level (300- and 400-level) Psychology courses are offered on a convenient schedule during the weekdays (generally between 9:00am-7:00pm) for students planning to complete a bachelor's degree in Psychology. Students who have completed all General Education requirements can take all of their courses at the convenient Shady Grove campus. During the summer and winter sessions, students may also attend classes on UMBC's main campus in Catonsville, MD. Additionally, research opportunities and internships are available for UMBC-USG Psychology students to enrich their educational experiences and help prepare them for a successful future.
UMBC-Shady Grove Psychology students, presenters, and mentors at
Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day, April, 2010
Click on the links below to learn more about some of the terrific opportunities available to our UMBC Psychology students at the USG campus:
Learn about projects completed and presented by current and former students and learn how to get involved in exciting research opportunities.
Learn about internship opportunities through UMBC's Shriver Center. You can use these services, available at the Shady Grove campus, to find wonderful local internships in the Montgomery County, MD and Washington, DC areas and earn college credit while gaining valuable work experience.
Get involved with UMBC Psychology @ USG's own Psychology Student Association (PSA). PSA is a student-run organization that sponsors a wide range of events, from academic discussions and presentations, to social occasions, to fundraising and awareness events. Visit this page to view photos of past events and "meet" current members.
Find out about Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology. The UMBC chapter is based at the main campus, but is open to all UMBC Psychology students who meet the membership qualifications. Completed applications should be sent to: Psi Chi, Psychology Department, MP 310, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250.
Enroll in a class specifically designed for new transfer students to help ease the transition from a two-year college to UMBC. Ask your Orientation Advisor for more information.
UMBC @ USG Psychology provides helpful information for students interested in pursuing graduate studies after completing the baccalaureate degree. Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the UMBC Graduate School and Associate Professor of Psychology gives an excellent presentation on graduate school and life beyond the undergraduate degree. You may view the entire presentation offered by the Psychology Student Assocation here.