The comprehensive exam in psychology consists of a paper that integrates material from three areas in psychology. Ordinarily several possible questions are distributed in January with a mandatory outline submitted in February. The paper is due during the second comprehensive examination period for the Easter semester.
The Department released the 7-page Comps 2015 Guidelines for the class of 2012 on November 7. Major headings include
- Integrative Essay
- Evaluation Procedures
- Calendar Summary 2011-2012
- Standards for Evaluation of the Outline
- Standards for Evaluation of the Essay