The Department of Psychology at Francis Marion University has a number of ways that students can get involved and gain valuable experience. The department has an active Psychology Club as well as a chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. In addition, the graduate program has an active Psychology Graduate Student Association (PGSA).
Faculty members within the Psychology Department regularly recruit undergraduate and graduate students for extracurricular research projects. Several routinely co-author posters, present research at conferences, and participate in faculty research. Such activities provide students with invaluable experience.
In addition, students are recognized for excellence through departmental honors and awards. The Department of Psychology has several awards, which are given annually, to honor students who exemplify excellence in academics and research.