Psychology: Social Psychology, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Psychology, Social 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, Social 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 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
Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Child Psych
Psychopathology and Problems in Living
Community Psych
Industrial Org Psych
Concentration core course:3
Intro to Social Psych
Select a concentration research methods course:4
Social Psych Methods Lab
Social Psych in Society Lab
Select 4 elective courses from any of the following:12
Psych of Personality
Power, Status, and Influence
Psychology of Gender
Social Psych Methods Lab (if not chosen as the research methods course)
Social Psych in Society Lab (if not chosen as the research methods course)
Attitude Theory and Change
Social Cognition
Stress, Trauma and Resilience
Culture & Psychology
Intermediate Current Topics in Psychology (if taught by faculty members in the Social Psychology program area)
Personality and Soc Dev
Adv Current Topics in Psych (if taught by faculty members in the Social Psychology program area)
Total Hours35