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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 (Major and Honors)  program offered by the Faculty of Science. Students must ensure they are familiar with and follow all program requirements in addition to the subject area 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.

There are minimum subject area GPA requirements for graduation (see Academic Standing and Graduation ).

Subject Area Requirements


Note: Students registered in the Bachelor of Science (Major and Honors) program also need to satisfy Common Course Requirements , Major/Honors/Minor Requirements , and Science and Senior Course Level Requirements .

Honors in Psychology Requirements


Notes


  1. Admission into the Honors Psychology program is contingent upon securing a research supervisor. Advice on how to do this is found on the Department Website. Students planning to apply for admission may contact the Honors Advisor in the Department of Psychology.
  2. PSYCH 212  and PSYCH 213  should be completed within the first 60 units of the degree.
  3. While PSYCH 213  is preferred, this requirement may instead be satisfied by completing STAT 151  or STAT 161 .
  4. While PSYCH 313  is preferred, this requirement may instead be satisfied by completing STAT 252 .

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

Notes


  1. PSYCH 212  and PSYCH 213  should be completed within the first 60 units of the degree.
  2. While PSYCH 213  is preferred, this requirement may instead be satisfied by completing STAT 151  or STAT 161 .

Minor in Psychology Requirements


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

Notes


  1. PSYCH 212  and PSYCH 213  should be completed within the first 60 units of the degree.
  2. While PSYCH 213  is preferred, this requirement may instead be satisfied by completing STAT 151  or STAT 161 .