Clinical/Counseling Psychology Concentration

Foundation Course Requirement

Principles of Psychology
This is a foundation course for the psychology major and should be completed prior to taking other psychology courses. An equivalent transfer course with a grade of C or better may be accepted to fulfill this requirement. Grades of C- or lower will not be accepted.

Concentration Requirements  

Core Courses (8 hours)
PSY 301Orientation and Entrance Assessment0
PSY 302Research Methods in Psychology4
PSY 471Senior Seminar4
Concentration Courses13-15
The concentration courses and psychology elective courses must total a minimum of 28 hours.
Abnormal Psychology (Required)
Select three of the following courses:
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Addiction
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Psychoactive Drugs
Multicultural Counseling
Theories of Personality
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Psychological Foundations for Helping
Theories of Psychotherapy
Psychological Testing
Psychology Electives 113-15
Total Hours36

Any psychology courses at UIS, with the exception of PSY 101, will fulfill this requirement. Be mindful when choosing concentration and elective courses that 48 hours of upper division (300-400 level) credit is required to graduate.