"Experiential Learning" refers to hands-on application of your education. The following opportunities take students beyond the classroom and into the research lab, the community, overseas and more!
PSY 498 Undergraduate Research
PSY 499 Independent Study
PSY 495 Undergraduate Supervised Teaching
PSY 496 Supervised Applied Experience
The University at Buffalo offers many exciting ways to get experience beyond the classroom. Learn more about UB's Experiential Learning opportunities.
Undergraduates are welcome to join one of our many research labs and contribute to the active discoveries in psychological science. Interested students should visit the websites of research labs, or contact faculty members directly.
Start now! It's never too early to explore your options. Current research areas include:
Research facilities available to undergraduates are used to explore many topics, including:
Students can receive course credit through PSY 498 Undergraduate Research.
A related option is PSY 499 Independent Study
Students currently taking PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology can complete research credit requirements through the SONA sign-up system.
Students are provided with opportunities to use Study Abroad coursework in psychology to satisfy major requirements, pending approval of the department. Interested students should contact the Senior Academic Advisor for Psychology.
Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology:
Learn about more opportunities to get involved through the UB Student Association.