Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration


department page: Psychology

department website: http://www.psychology.illinois.edu/undergrad/

department faculty: Psychology Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: psych-advising@illinois.edu


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).


for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration


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).


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


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 32-36 hours of Psychology courses.

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


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.


Select one introductory course from the following:4
Intro Psych
Intro Experimental Psych
Statistics:3-5
Intro to Statistics (or equivalent)
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Images of Mind
Cognitive Psych
Perception & Sensory Processes
Learning and Memory
Select two foundation courses from the following:6
Intro to Social Psych
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Concentration core course:3
Behavioral Neuroscience
Concentration research methods course:4
Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Select 4 elective courses from the following:12
PSYC 316
Course PSYC 316 Not Found
Stress, Trauma and Resilience
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology 1
Psychopharmacology
Brain, Learning, and Memory
Neuroscience of Eating & Drinking
Genes and Behavior
Evolutionary Neuroscience
Adv Current Topics in Psych 1
Total Hours35