Honours BA in Psychology

Since course schedules vary from year to year, courses may not be offered at the suggested term. You may adjust your course sequence accordingly.

Suggested course sequence
4 years / 120 course units

Year Fall Winter
1st year
(30 course units)
  • ENG 1100 (compulsory course)
  • PSY 1101 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units from: PHI 1101 or PHI 1301
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY 1102 (compulsory course)
  • 3 course units from: ENG 1120, AHL 1100, AHL 1900 1
  • 3 course units from: PHI 1102, PHI 1103, PHI 1104, PHI 1302, AHL 1100, AHL 1900 1
  • 6 elective course units
2nd year
(30 course units)
  • PSY 2105 (compulsory course)
  • PSY 2106 (compulsory course)
  • PSY 2174 (compulsory course)
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY 2110 (compulsory course)
  • PSY 2116 (compulsory course)
  • PSY 2301 (compulsory course)
  • 6 elective course units
3rd year
(30 course units)
  • PSY 3307 (compulsory course)
  • 6 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
  • 3 course units from: PSY 3103, PSY 3108, PSY 3377
  • 6 optional course units in psychology (PSY) at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
4th year 
(30 course units)
  • PSY 42761 (honours thesis)or 3 optional 4000-level PSY optional course units
  • 6 optional course units in psychology at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units
  • PSY 42762 (honours thesis) or 3 optional 4000-level PSY optional course units
  • PSY 4130
  • 3 optional course units in psychology at the 3000- or 4000-level
  • 6 elective course units

Notes

  1. The courses AHL 1100 and AHL 1900 have variable topics. Students may take those courses twice.
  2. Registration to the honours thesis requires the following prerequisites:  81 university units including PSY 1101, PSY 1102, PSY 2106, PSY 2116, PSY 2174, PSY 3307. PSY 3307 can be a corequisite to PSY 4276. A CGPA of at least 8.0 is also required.

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