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Honours Bachelor of Science (Psychology Major) (TB)

Four Year program

This degree program requires an overall 70% average in Psychology courses. Should this not be attained, students must consult with the Chair of the Department of Psychology.

Students in other Psychology programs seeking to enter the Honours BSc program in Psychology must obtain an overall 70% average in the Psychology courses of the preceding years and must consult with the Chair of the Department of Psychology as additional courses may be required. 

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

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Two FCEs chosen from: Biology 1110, Biology 1130, Chemistry 1110, Chemistry 1130, Chemistry 1210, Computer Science 1411, Computer Science 1431, Geography 1150, Mathematics 1151, Mathematics 1152, Mathematics 1171, Mathematics 1172, Mathematics 1271, Mathematics 1272, Physics 1113, Physics 1133, Physics 1211, Physics 1212
(c) One FCE from Type A and/or Type B courses
(d) One FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology).  

Second Year: 
(a) Psychology 2110
(b) Psychology 2112
(c) Psychology 2013
(d) Psychology 2014
(e) Psychology 2015
(f) Psychology 2011 OR Psychology 2016
(g) One-half Type E course
(h) One FCE open electives
(i) One-half FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology), second year level or higher

Third Year: 
(a) Psychology 3112
(b) Psychology 3114 OR Psychology 3013
(c) Psychology 3014 OR Psychology 3019
(d) Psychology 3016 OR Psychology 3017
(e) One FCE Psychology electives
(f) One FCE open electives, second year level or higher
(g) One FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology), second year level or higher

Fourth Year: 
(a) Two FCEs Psychology at the third or fourth year level
(b) Two FCEs Psychology at the fourth year level
(c) One FCE open electives, second year level or higher

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

Note: The Indigenous Content Requirement is met by the inclusion of one-half FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses.

Four-year Non-Direct Entry program option

Bachelor of Science (Psychology Major) 4-year

This program is for Honours students that are academically ineligible to continue in or complete the Honours program.

Honours BSc (Psychology) majors may only enter this program if academically ineligible to continue in or complete the Honours program and with permission of the Chair of the Department of Psychology. 

This degree program requires an overall 60% average in Psychology courses. Should this not be attained, students must consult with the Chair of the Department of Psychology.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Two FCEs chosen from: Biology 1110, Biology 1130, Chemistry 1110, Chemistry 1130, Chemistry 1210, Computer Science 1411, Computer Science 1431, Geography 1150, Mathematics 1151, Mathematics 1152, Mathematics 1171, Mathematics 1172, Mathematics 1271, Mathematics 1272, Physics 1113, Physics 1133, Physics 1211, Physics 1212
(c) One FCE from Type A and/or Type B courses
(d) One FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology).

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2110
(b) Psychology 2112
(c) Psychology 2013
(d) Psychology 2014
(e) Psychology 2015
(f) Psychology 2011 OR Psychology 2016
(g) One-half FCE Type E course
(h) One FCE open electives
(i) One-half FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology), second year level or higher

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3114 OR Psychology 3013
(b) Psychology 3014 OR Psychology 3019
(c) Psychology 3016 OR Psychology 3017
(d) One and one-half FCEs Psychology electives
(e) One FCE open electives, second year level or higher
(f) One FCE from Type C or D courses (excluding Social Work and Psychology), second year level or higher

Fourth Year:
(a) Three FCEs Psychology, third or fourth year level
(b) One FCE Psychology, fourth year level
(c) One FCE open electives, second year level or higher

Note: The Indigenous Content Requirement is met by the inclusion of one-half FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses.