Honours BA in Psychology

Suggested course sequence
4 years / 120 course units

Year Fall Winter
1st year
(30 course units)
  • ENG1100 (compulsory course)
  • PHI1101 or PHI1301 (compulsory course)
  • PSY1101 (compulsory course) 1
  • 6 elective course units
  • 3 course units from: (compulsory course) ENG1120 or ENG1121
  • PHI1302 or 3 course units from: (compulsory course) PHI1102, PHI1103, PHI1104
  • PSY1102 (compulsory course) 1
  • 6 elective course units
2nd year
(30 course units)
  • PSY2105 (compulsory course) 1
  • PSY2106 (compulsory course)
  • PSY2174 (compulsory course) 1
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY2110 (compulsory course) 1
  • PSY2116 (compulsory course)
  • PSY2301 (compulsory course) 1
  • 6 elective course units
3rd year
(30 course units)
  • PSY3307 (compulsory course) 1
  • 6 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
  • 3 course units from: 1 PSY3103, PSY3108, PSY3377
  • 6 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
4th year
Course Option
(30 course units)
  • 6 optional course units in psychology at the 4000-level 1
  • 3 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY4130 1
  • 6 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
4th year 
Honours Thesis Option
(30 course units)
  • PSY4276 (honours thesis) 2
  • 6 optional course units in psychology at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY4276 (honours thesis) 2
  • PSY4130 1
  • 3 optional course units in psychology at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units

Notes

  1. These courses are offered and can be completed during the fall or winter session.
  2.  Registration to the honours thesis requires the following prerequisites: a cumulative grade point average of 7.8; PSY2106, PSY2116, PSY2174 and PSY3307.  The honours thesis is required for admission in most doctoral programs in psychology.

The optional addition of a minor is possible during the fall session of the 2nd year.

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