Department of Psychology at Illinois State University

Standards for Progress in the Major in Psychology

In order to remain in the Major in Psychology, students must meet the standard for progress by the time they have completed 75 hours. After completing 75 hours, academic records for students in the Major will be reviewed. Students not fulfilling all of the standards for progress that are identified below will be dismissed from the Major in Psychology.

  • Maintain a 2.0 or higher cumulative Illinois State grade point average;
  • Maintain a 2.2 or higher Psychology Major grade point average based on all courses taken at Illinois State for the Major; and
  • Earn a grade of C or better in
    • PSY 111, 138, 200, and 231;
    • MAT 120, 121, 144, or 145; and
    • a lab science course.