X--Degree Programs, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Department of Psychology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.
Ellis and Young (1988) defined cognitive psychology as the "study of those mental processes which underlie and make possible our everyday ability to recognize familiar objects and people, to find our way around in the world, to speak, read and write, and to plan and execute actions, to think, make decisions and remember." They proposed two complimentary aims in the study of cognitive neuropsychology:
The Minor program in Cognitive Neuropsychology is targeted for students seeking to broaden their knowledge beyond their major area of study. It may be of particular interest to students specializing in biology or computer science. A Minor in cognitive neuropsychology will prove valuable to students seeking careers in research and medicine.
Minor (Honours Program)
(May not be taken in combination with a Psychology Honours Major)
A minimum of 6.00 credits is required, including:
PSYC*1100 [0.50] Principles of Behaviour
PSYC*1200 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour
PSYC*2360 [0.50] Introductory Research Methods
PSYC*2390 [0.50] Principles of Sensation and Perception
PSYC*2410 [0.50] Behavioural Basis of Neuroscience, I
PSYC*2650 [0.50] Introduction to Cognitive Processes
PSYC*3330 [0.50] Human Memory
PSYC*3340 [0.50] Psycholinguistics
PSYC*3410 [0.50] Behavioural Basis of Neuroscience II
PSYC*4400 [0.50] Cognitive Neuropsychology Seminar (H)
0.50 additional credit in Psychology
PSYC*2010 [0.50] Quantification in Psychology
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
Note: Courses designated with (H) in Section XII--Course Descriptions are Honours level courses requiring for registration a cumulative average of at least 70% in all course attempts in Psychology.
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