Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Honours) - Psychology

The Psychology B.A. Honours degree program was designed for students who are interested in pursuing graduate or professional training in psychology. Each year the Department of Psychology admits a maximum of 30 students into the Honours Program. These admissions are done on a competitive basis and students with averages below 78% (for all courses taken in Psychology) are normally not accepted into the program.

Students must have completed at least 60 credit units (i.e., 2 full years of undergraduate study) before applying for admission to the Honours B.A. Program in Psychology, and normally apply for entry to the Honours’ program at the end of their third year of study. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Formal admission requires: (1) application for Honours admission made on a form available from the Undergraduate Student Office, College of Arts and Science; (2) letter of intent for the Honours’ thesis identifying a potential faculty supervisor available from the Psychology Department main office; and (3) completion of at least one 300-level A and 300-level B course in Psychology.

No more than 6 credit units from one subject may be used in Requirements B1 to B4.

B1 Basic Social Science Requirement (12 credit units)

B2 Humanities Requirement (6 credit units)

B3 Science Requirement (6 credit units)

B4 Language Requirement (6 credit units)

B5 General Requirement (6 credit units)

B6 Major Requirement (54 credit units)

B7 Electives Requirement (30 credit units)