Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Psychology BA On campus and Online Additional Admission Criteria:

*On campus & Online: Earn a minimum of 30 semester hours of undergraduate course work

*On campus only: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale

*Online only: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Additional Application Materials Required (Online Only):

Supplement to application requiring applicant to present a rationale for pursuit of online degree format and discussion of access to the Internet as well as necessary technological/computer skills.

Preference will be given to Online applicants who:

1. Effectively demonstrate they are unable to attend on campus classes because of distance, work or care giving issues that are incompatible with regularly scheduled on-ground class offerings

2. Have completed at least 60 hours of undergraduate course work or earned an Associate’s degree

*On campus & Online: Completion of PSY 201 or equivalent with a grade of C or better, or Advanced Placement Psychology Examination score greater than or equal to 4, or Introductory Psychology CLEP test score greater than or equal to 50.

*Online only: Minimum grade of C or better in both ENG 101 and ENG 102

Online only: Online program coordinator and Department Chair On campus only: Yes; Students with cumulative GPA between 2.00 and 2.49 can be granted conditional admission, which permits enrollment in up to 12 semester hours of 300-level psychology courses during the first semester. Final decision on admission for conditionally admitted students is made after completion of 12 hours of psychology courses at UIS. 300-level courses must be completed within two semesters of the conditional admission. N/A