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Honours in Psychology

Psychology

​Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

The Honours B.A. and B.Sc. degrees in Psychology offer greater concentration in the discipline and also require a higher level of academic achievement than is required for the completion of a general degree. The Honours degrees in Psychology at Grenfell Campus are 120 credit hour programs normally requiring four years for completion (See Regulations for the Honours Degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science at Grenfell Campus).


Honours in Psychology (Bachelor of Arts)

Candidates must complete: 

  • 39 credit hours as follows: Psychology 1000, 1001, 2025, 2125, 2225, 2425, 2625, 2825, 2925, 2950, 3950, 4910, 4925

  • 15 credit hours from Psychology 3025,3040 3125, 3126, 3225, 3226, 3325, 3425, 3525, 3625, 3626, 3627, 3628, 3725, 3825

  • An honours thesis (Psychology 4951 and 4959) which is a two-semester research project. This thesis will be evaluated by the thesis supervisor and an additional faculty member selected by mutual consent of the candidate and the supervisor.


This is a 120-credit hour, 40 course program. Students must complete: 

  • Courses as outlined under the School of Arts and Social Science Core Program Requirements. Visit their webpage for more information on the Breadth of Knowledge Requirement, the Literacy Requirement, and the Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Requirement. 

  • A minor comprised of 24 credit hours (i.e., 8 courses). Please see minor programs offered by the School of Arts and Social Sciences, the School of Fine Arts, and the School of Science and the Environment. 

  • Elective courses to complete the 120 credit hours. These electives cannot include core program requirements, nor major/minor requirements. They can include any courses in arts, social sciences, science, and fine arts and up to 15 credit hours in other subject areas (e.g., social work, nursing). 


This information can be found in the University Calendar. See Section 8.11 Honours in Psychology.


Honours in Psychology (Bachelor of Science)

Candidates must complete: 

  • 39 credit hours as follows: Psychology 1000, 1001, 2025, 2125, 2225, 2425, 2625, 2825, 2925, 2950, 3950, 4910, 4925

  • 15 credit hours from Psychology 3025,3040 3125, 3126, 3225, 3226, 3325, 3425, 3525, 3625, 3626, 3627, 3628, 3725, 3825

  • An honours thesis (Psychology 4951 and 4959) which is a two-semester research project. This thesis will be evaluated by the thesis supervisor and an additional faculty member selected by mutual consent of the candidate and the supervisor.


Additionally, for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Psychology, 27 credit hours should be completed as follows: 

  • 6 credit hours in Mathematics, which must include Mathematics 1000

  • 9 credit hours at the 2000 level or above (two courses of which must be laboratory courses) in one of the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science or Physics.


This is a 120-credit hour, 40 course program. Students must complete: 

  • Courses as outlined under the School of Arts and Social Science Core Program Requirements. Visit their webpage for more information on the Breadth of Knowledge Requirement, the Literacy Requirement, and the Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Requirement. 

  • Elective courses to complete the 120 credit hours. These electives cannot include core program requirements, nor major/minor requirements. They can include any courses in arts, social sciences, science, and fine arts and up to 15 credit hours in other subject areas (e.g., social work, nursing). 


This information can be found in the University Calendar. See Section 8.11 Honours in Psychology.


Chair, Psychology

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