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Welcome to our Undergraduate Studies page! As a department at one of the nations largest diverse urban research institutions, we work diligently to reflect excellence in education, research, and practice! Discover more about our general and applied psychology majors and their offerings. Our department also collaborates with several other programs on campus including Educational Psychology, Neuroscience, Public Health, and Psychiatry to name a few. There are many opportunities available to our undergraduate students and we welcome you to learn more!

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Bachelor of Science - Psychology
Our Psychology Major is perfect for students who have pre-health educational goals, those who plan to work in a field outside of psychology, or even those who are already working full time in a psychology related field.
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Bachelor of Arts - Applied Psychology
The Applied Major prepares students to pursue graduate degrees in psychology, or related fields. Students take courses in interviewing, interventions or crisis counseling to develop skills for careers in clinical settings or interpersonal intervention.
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Neuroscience Major
Neuroscience is an inter-disciplinary field aimed at understanding how the nervous system interacts with the environment and other internal systems. Learn more here!
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Integrated Health Studies
The Integrated Health Studies major is jointly supported by the LAS Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology and is housed in the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Undergraduate research is an essential part of our student’s experiences at UIC and in the Department of Psychology. The research opportunities we offer students year-round includes, Summer Research Opportunities, Honors Courses, Capstone, Labs, and more. Take advantage of the most important resource at a Carnegie 1 research institution. Learn about how you can get involved in research today!

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Student organizations are vital in cultivating the experience and professional development of students at UIC. The Department of Psychology proudly supports our students efforts to make our programs and department diverse, inclusive, and community-oriented. Check out of some of the student organizations below that our students actively engage in throughout the year.