Programs

BA Psychology Major

A major in psychology requires the completion of a minimum of 10 psychology courses (★30), to a maximum of 16 (★48). The number of courses within this range that a student completes to fulfill the major requirements depends on the individual student’s choice of psychology courses as they progress through their path of study. Students selecting psychology as a major are required to complete the following:

  • PSYCO 104 - Basic Psychological Processes (★3)
  • PSYCO 105 - Individual and Social Behavior (★3)
  • STAT 141 - Introduction to Statistics OR STAT 151 - Introduction to Applied Statistics I (★3)
    • Because STAT 141 or STAT 151 is a prerequisite or corequisite for several senior courses, it should be taken in Year 1 or 2.
  • ★3 from CMPUT, MATH or STAT (not including STAT 141 or STAT 151)
  • ★6 from
    • PSYCO 223 - Lifespan Developmental Psychology
    • PSYCO 239 - Abnormal Psychology
    • PSYCO 241 - Social Psychology
  • ★6 from
    • PSYCO 258 - Cognitive Psychology
    • PSYCO 275 - Brain and Behavior
    • PSYCO 282 - Behavior Modification
  • ★6 at the 300- or 400-level must be from the PSYCO courses offered by Arts
  • ★6 at the 300- or 400-level must be from the PSYCO courses offered by Science
  • For the above two requirements, at least ★6 must be at the 400-level.