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Bachelor of Science Psychology Subject Area


General Information


The subject area requirements listed on this page are part of the Bachelor of Science  offered by the Faculty of Science. Students must ensure they are familiar with and follow all University Regulations  and Faculty of Science Regulations  in addition to the program requirements outlined below.

To find a description about this area of study, please visit Our Degrees of the Faculty of Science webpage.

Subject Area Courses


Psychology subject area courses include all courses at the 200-level or higher that satisfy specific requirements or options in the respective Honors or Major requirements, as listed below, and all courses at the 200-level or above with course designator PSYCH.

Subject area courses are used in various subject area GPA calculations. Please see Faculty of Science Admission Requirements , Academic Standing , Internal Changes to Program and/or Subject Area  and Graduation  for more information.

Honors in Psychology Requirements


Notes:


  1. Admission into the Honors Psychology program is contingent upon securing a research supervisor. Students planning to apply for admission should contact the Department of Psychology.

Major in Psychology Requirements


6 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level PSYCH course

3 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Arts

3 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Science

3 units from:


  • any 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Arts

3 units from:


  • any 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Science

Minor in Psychology Requirements


Senior Courses


6 units from:


  • any 200-, 300-, and 400-level PSYCH course

3 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Arts

3 units from:


  • any 300- and 400-level PSYCH course offered by the Faculty of Science