Boston College undergraduate students may apply for transfer consideration into Lynch School Applied Psychology & Human Development or Teacher Education majors. To be eligible, students must:
● have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
● have a record free of academic deficiencies.
● complete at least four semesters of full-time study in the Lynch School.
● transfer after completing freshman year or during either term of sophomore year.
Students must make an appointment with either Dr. Julia DeVoy, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Students in the Lynch School, Maureen Raymond, Associate Director, or Jill Pickener, Assistant Director to explore the Lynch transfer process. To schedule an appointment, stop by Campion 104. Following the appointment, students may be invited to submit the following transfer application materials:
ºAdjust Major Form
ºApplication for Admission to Teacher Education Programs (required for students who plan to pursue a teacher education major i.e. Elementary or Secondary Education)
ºAcademic Integrity Form
ºPersonal Essay: a 250-word essay that provides a thoughtful rationale for becoming an Applied Psychology or Teacher Education Major. This essay must be typed.
●Students who declare Elementary Education must enroll in a second major in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences or an Interdisciplinary Major offered in the Lynch School.
●Students who declare Secondary Education must enroll in a second major in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences in a specific licensure area: English, History, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Classics.
Students who declare an Applied Psychology and Human Development major have options in fulfilling their graduation requirements. Students must choose one of the following:
All applicants will be notified of their status via email. An academic advisor will be assigned. Students who plan to study abroad must make an appointment with Associate Director, Maureen Raymond. Stop by Campion 104 to schedule and appointment.
The social science and cultural diversity core will be fulfilled by taking APSY1030 and APSY1031. Foreign language core is not required in the Lynch School.
Your transfer packet includes an application form, two declaration forms, academic integrity form, and a personal essay.