2007-2008 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Social Psychology (SPSY)

Department of Psychology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Social Psychology focuses on the ways in which human experience is grounded in social interactions and social relationships. Although this Minor was designed for any student seeking to broaden their knowledge beyond their Major area of study, it may be of particular interest to students who are considering future careers in human service fields such as Social Work, Counselling, Criminology, and Occupational Therapy. The program may also be of special interest to students associated with the Collaborative Diploma Program in Public/Private Sector Administration.

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*3310 [0.50] Applied Social Psychology
2.50 credits in 5 Psychology Core Courses to include PSYC*2310, PSYC*2450
0.50 credits in a Psychology electives (it is recommended that this elective be chosen from the list of seven restricted electives below)
1.50 credits from three of the following seven courses:
PSYC*3070 [0.50] Psychology in Human Resource Management
PSYC*3080 [0.50] Organizational Psychology
PSYC*3450 [0.50] Social and Personality Development
PSYC*3500 [0.50] Social Interactions
PSYC*3520 [0.50] Political Psychology
PSYC*3690 [0.50] Community Mental Health
PSYC*4310 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Social Psychology

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.