Department of Psychology
A major in psychology provides knowledge of human behavior that prepares individuals for careers in health care, government, business, industry, research, and education.
Psychology majors share a desire to understand human nature and to have a positive impact on society.
New Registration Procedures
Please be aware that there are new procedures to follow when registering for psychology classes! To request approval to register for Spring 2017 300- and 400-level psychology classes, follow the instructions found here.
New Online Degree
The B.A. degree will be offered in an online format beginning Fall 2016 in addition to our existing on ground format.
Psychology Student Representative
Eli Hahn won the election for the Psychology Student Representative. Congratulations, Eli!
Award Winning Students
Take a look at who was honored at the college’s 2016 annual award ceremony.
Graduate School Workshop
Thinking about applying to graduate school in psychology in the future? Getting your applications ready? Regardless of what stage you are in, you may want to review the slides and handouts from the Fall 2016 Graduate School Workshop:
- Workshop slides
- Resources for lists of graduate schools
- Graduate school timeline
- Tips for writing personal statements
- Letter of recommendation form
The Psychology Club is open to all students at UIS. The mission of the club is to advance students’ professional development through research, fundraising, and volunteering with others on campus and in the community. Many students in Psychology Club are also members of Psi Chi, an international honors society in psychology, as a result of their high academic achievements. If you would like more information, contact Christina Sanchez, the Psychology Club President. Email: Ms. Sanchez.