The Department of Psychology is concerned with the application of psychological theory, methodology, and empirical findings to the study of behavior and mental processes. The Department provides instruction to undergraduate and graduate students who are either Psychology majors or enrolled in Psychology courses. The Department will provide an appropriate number and variety of courses for students majoring in psychology leading to the bachelor's degree, master's degree, or specialist's degree as well as service courses for students in other disciplines.
The Department provides opportunities for students to explore careers in psychology by encouraging undergraduate student research and field placements. In order to enhance these student opportunities, the Department will support faculty research and service in the diverse areas of psychology.
The Department of Psychology uses its human, fiscal, and physical resources to provide a quality learning environment for its undergraduate and graduate students. Qualified faculty challenge and inspire students in modern, well-equipped classrooms and laboratories. Department faculty strengthen their understanding of their areas of study through research and scholarly activity, and they provide services consistent with the mission of the University to students and others in the University's service region.
Undergraduate Academic Requirements
- Grade Point Average(GPA): minimum 2.0 out of 4.0.
- Test of English Language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)*:
- Paper-Based TOEFL: 500 points
- Internet-Based TOEFL: 61 points
- IELTS: 6.0 on the Academic Module
- MELAB: 69
- STEP EIKEN: Grade Pre-1
*English Proficiency Requirements can be waived under the following circumstances:
- You have successfully completed 24 semester hours of academic credit from a U.S. college or university, or
- You have completed Level 112 courses with a Certificate of Completion from an ELS Language Center in the U.S., or
- You have successfully completed two consecutive years of courses in a country where English is the primary language and medium of instruction (with the past two years).
- You have successfully completed two terms (one semester) of English for Academic Purposes 2 (Level 6) at the Center of English as a Second Language (CESL) at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale.
- You have successfully completed the Proficiency Level, Certificate of Achievement from Kaplan International Colleges.
- You have successfully completed Level 9 at one of The Language Company centers in the United States. [effective Fall 2013 cycle]
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Last updated February 11, 2018