Psychology: Cognitive Psychology , BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Cognitive Psychology 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, Cognitive Psychology 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 course:3
Intro to Statistics (or equivalent)
Select one foundation course from the following:3
Intro to Brain and Cognition
Behavioral Neuroscience
Images of Mind
Perception & Sensory Processes
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
Psych of Personality
Select one concentration core course:3
Cognitive Psych
Learning and Memory
Concentration research methods course:4
Cognitive Psych Lab
Take 4 elective courses from any of the following:12
Human Memory
Thinking and Reasoning
PSYC 356
Course PSYC 356 Not Found
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (taught by faculty members in the Cognitive Psychology program area)
Psych of Language
Language and the Brain
Cognitive Psychophysiology
PSYC 458
Course PSYC 458 Not Found
Psych and Law
Neural Network Modeling Lab
Adv Current Topics in Psych (taught by faculty members in the Cognitive Psychology program area)
Total Hours35