X. Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Department of Psychology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.
The B.Sc. Major in Psychology offers an opportunity for students to develop interests within learning, perception, cognition, and physiological psychology from a sound base in physical and biological sciences. Students primarily interested in other areas within psychology should consult the schedule of studies for the Bachelor of Arts program. Psychology courses in the above focuses may also be studied via the B.A. program.
Note on Honours Courses
Courses marked (H) in Section XII--Course Descriptions are designed for students in a Honours Psychology program (Honours Program Major or Honours Program Minor in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Organizational Behaviour, or Social Psychology), the Information Systems and Human Behaviour program, Career Development Practitioner program (C.D.P.P.), or Human Resources Management major of the Bachelor of Commerce program. Students in other programs wishing to take these courses must obtain the permission of the instructors concerned. 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. Courses not designated as (H) are open to all students having the prerequisites. The department also offers an array of elective courses beyond the minimum required by the Honours Psychology program (see Section XII--Course Descriptions). Students may enter this major in Semester 1 or any semester thereafter. A student wishing to declare the major must consult the Faculty Advisor.
Major (Honours Program)
Note: The selection of electives should take into consideration the prerequisites for preferred advanced courses. With the permission of the Psychology Department PRIOR to course selection, up to 2 non-psychology credits can be used towards the psychology credits if such courses enhance the student's psychology program.
Learning and Physiological Psychology
Perception and Cognition
The following courses are particularly suitable science electives for students in this program:
Minor (Honours Program)
A minor in Psychology requires 5.00 psychology credits as follows:
2.00 credits from 2000 level psychology core courses selected as follows:
1.00 credits from PSYC* courses in List A