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Honours Bachelor of Science (Psychology Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (TB)

Six 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. A minimum cumulative average of 65% is required.

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. 

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 half credits from qualifying social science disciplines. Three subject areas (including Psychology) must be represented. A 65% minimum average is required in each teachable to enter the professional program (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.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) One FCE in Science from the first teachable, 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 and one-half FCEs in the Social Sciences teachable or open electives (excluding Psychology: See Note 1 above regarding teachable subject)
(d) One FCE in English, French or an Indigenous Language (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(e) Education 1050

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2110
(b) Psychology 2112
(c) Psychology 2013
(d) Psychology 2014
(e) Psychology 2015
(f) Psychology 2011 
(g) One and one-half FCEs from Type C or D courses in the first teachable (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(h) Education 2050

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 and one-half FCEs Type C or D courses from the first teachable, second year level or higher
(g) One-half FCE 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 and one-half FCEs Psychology at the fourth year level
(b) One and one-half FCEs Psychology at the third or fourth year level
(c) One-half FCE in the Social Sciences teachable or open elective, second year level or higher (excluding Psychology: See Note 1 above regarding teachable subject)
(d) One-half FCE Type C or D course from the first teachable, second year level or higher
(e) One-half FCE Type C or D course from the first teachable, third or fourth year level
(f) One-half FCE open elective, second year level or higher (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

Six-year Non-Direct Entry program option

Bachelor of Science 4-year (Psychology Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S

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. A minimum cumulative average of 65% is required.

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 Bachelor 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 half credits from qualifying social science disciplines. Three subject areas (including Psychology) must be represented. A 65% minimum average is required in each teachable to enter the professional program (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.

First Year: 
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) One FCE in Science from the first teachable, 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 and one-half FCEs in the Social Sciences teachable or open electives (excluding Psychology: See Note 1 above regarding teachable subject)
(d) One FCE in English, French or an Indigenous Language (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(e) Education 1050

Second Year: 
(a) Psychology 2110
(b) Psychology 2112
(c) Psychology 2013
(d) Psychology 2014
(e) Psychology 2015
(f) Psychology 2011 
(g) One and one-half FCEs from Type C or D courses in the first teachable (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)
(h) Education 2050

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 and one-half FCEs Type C or D courses from the first teachable, second year level or higher
(f) One-half FCE 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 and one-half FCEs Psychology at the fourth year level
(b) One and one-half FCEs Psychology at the third or fourth year level
(c) One-half FCE in the Social Sciences teachable or open elective, second year level or higher (excluding Psychology: See Note 1 above regarding teachable subject)
(d) One-half FCE Type C or D course from the first teachable, second year level or higher
(e) One-half FCE open elective, second year level or higher (see Note 2 above regarding Type E course requirement)

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