Diversity Science Concentration


For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Psychology, Diversity Science Concentration

E-mail: psych-advising@illinois.edu

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
Statistics course:3-5
Intro to Statistics
Select two foundation 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
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Psych of Personality
Concentration core course:3
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Select a concentration research methods course from the following:4
Social Psych Methods Lab
Social Psych in Society Lab
Clinical/Abnormal Psych Lab
Select four elective courses from any of the following:12
Community Psych (if not taken as the foundation course)
Power, Status, and Influence
Psychology of Race & Ethnicity
Intro Intellectual Disability
Psychology of Gender
Social Cognition
Culture & Psychology
Hate Crimes
African American Psychology
Psych and Law
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (approved for the concentration by the Psychology Department Diversity committee)
Adv Current Topics in Psych (approved for the concentration by the Psychology Department Diversity committee)
Total Hours35