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 online degree
The BA degree will be offered in an online format beginning Fall 2016 in addition to our existing on ground format.
Award Winning Students:
Who earned what at the College’s 10th 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, start out by reviewing the slides and handouts below.
Voting for Psychology Student Representative
Christina Sanchez won the run-off election for the Psychology Student Representative. Congratulations, Christina!
- Psychology fact sheet
- Career options
- Ten skills that psychology majors have that employers want
- Eye on Psy newsletter
- Facilities for students
- Advising FAQs
- Contact the Student Representative
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. E-mail: Ms. Sanchez.