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Honours BA, BEd (Psychology Major) I/S(TB)

Six Year Program

A student may, in consultation with the department, enter the Honours BA program in Psychology in any year providing an overall 70% average has been obtained in the psychology courses of the preceding years.

Prior to Entry into the 2-Year Professional Program
In concurrent education programs at the Intermediate/Senior level, students must meet and complete requirements of the partnering Honours degree program including all Pre-Professional Program Education requirements. (See Concurrent Degree Programs Information for Education requirements.)

Note 1: Students must choose two teachable subjects. The first teachable must be selected from the list of I/S teachables. The second teachable must be Social Sciences - General. Psychology courses may be counted toward this teachable along with at least two other social science disciplines (see Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables).

Note 2: Students are required to take 0.5 FCE from Type E Indigenous Content (see Course Classifications). This may be taken in any year of study and may be taken as an elective or as part of another program requirement.


Note 3: Courses will be chosen in consultation with the Department (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 2).

First Year: 
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) One FCE in English, French or Indigenous Language (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(c) One and one-half FCE in the first teachable (See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables)
(d) One FCE in the Social Sciences teachable (excluding Psychology: See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables).
(e) Education 1050

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2101 (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 2)
(b) One FCE in Psychology from one Core Group (see Department of Psychology Academic Regulations, note 1, 2, and 3)
(c) One FCE in Psychology from a second Core Group
(d) One FCE in the first teachable (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(e) One-half FCE in the Social Sciences teachable (excluding Psychology)
(f) Education 2050

Third Year: 
(a) Psychology 3911
(b) One FCE in Psychology from a third Core Group (see Department of Psychology Academic Regulations, note 1, 2, and 3)
(c) One FCE in Psychology from a fourth Core Group
(d) Two FCEs in the first teachable
(e) One half-course Education elective (see Electives in the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Courses list)
Note: Concurrent Education students should check the timetable for Pre-Professional Program course offerings. 

Fourth Year:
(a) One FCE in Psychology from the remaining Core Group (see Department of Psychology Academic Regulations, note 1, 2, and 3)
(b) One-half FCE in the first teachable
(c) One-half FCE in the Social Science teachable (excluding Psychology)
(d) Two and one-half FCEs in Psychology (with two FCE at third or fourth year level; see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1 and 3)
(e) One-half FCE elective which may be Psychology (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)

Note: Students who are contemplating graduate studies or other research activities in Psychology are urged to take Specialized Honours in Psychology.

Fifth and Sixth Years (2-Year Professional Program):
Concurrent Education (Intermediate/Senior) requirements