Psychology

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Psychology BAOn campus and OnlineAdditional Admission Criteria:

*On campus & Online: Earn a minimum of 30 semester hours of undergraduate course work

*On campus only: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

*Online only: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Additional Application Materials Required (Online Only):

Supplement to application requiring applicant to present a rationale for pursuit of online degree format and discussion of access to the Internet as well as necessary technological/computer skills.

Preference will be given to Online applicants who:

1. Effectively demonstrate they are unable to attend on campus classes because of distance, work or care giving issues that are incompatible with regularly scheduled on-ground class offerings

2. Have completed at least 60 hours of undergraduate course work or earned an Associate's degree
*On campus & Online: Completion of PSY 201 or equivalent with a grade of C or better, or Advanced Placement Psychology Examination score greater than or equal to 4, or Introductory Psychology CLEP test score greater than or equal to 50.

*Online only: Minimum grade of C or better in both ENG 101 and ENG 102
Online only: Online program coordinator and Department ChairOn campus only: Yes; Students with cumulative GPA between 2.00 and 2.49 can be granted conditional admission, which permits enrollment in up to 12 semester hours of 300-level psychology courses during the first semester. Final decision on admission for conditionally admitted students is made after completion of 12 hours of psychology courses at UIS. 300-level courses must be completed within two semesters of the conditional admission.N/A