Clinical/Community Psychology Concentration

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum

E-mail: psych-advising@illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Minimum required concentration and supporting course work equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses. Please see your academic advisor. A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours).

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in Psychology must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation is 120.

Students must also complete the Campus General Education requirements  including the campus general education language requirement.

Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Psych Introduction
Statistics course:3-5
Intro to Statistics (or equivalent)
Select two coundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Behavioral Neuroscience
Images of Mind
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Intro to Social Psych
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Psych of Personality
Select one concentration core course:3
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Concentration research methods course4
Clinical/Abnormal Psych Lab
Select one course on race/ethnicity:3
Psychology of Race & Ethnicity
African American Psychology
Select 3 elective courses from the following:9
PSYC 238 or PSYC 239 if not taken to satisfy core course requirement
PSYC 312 or PSYC 416 if not taken to satisfy the race/ethnicity course requirement
Topics in Clin/Comm Psych
Community Projects
Advanced Community Projects
Understanding Suicide
Hate Crimes
Theories of Psychotherapy
Any PSYC 396 or PSYC 496 seminar taught by faculty members in the Clinical/Community Psychology Program area
Total Hours35