Programme Structure
During the four years of study, students will need to complete 160 credits of courses, comprising 20 credits of general education; 10 credits of English; 10 credits of basic social research methods; 20 credits of foundation level social sciences courses and 100 credits of required and elective major courses.  All students will complete an honours thesis for graduation.
 
Year 1  
Core Courses Credits Tables
ECON A121F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics 5 1
ENGL A101F  University English Writing Skills 5 ENGL
POLS A122F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science 5 1
PSYC A124F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology 5 1
SOCI A123F  Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology 5 1
STAT A221F  Statistics 5 2
   
Elective Courses  
ONE 5-credit English Language Enhancement course 5  
ONE 5-credit purpose-designed General Education courses 5 GE
     
Year 2  
Core Courses  
PSYC A236F  Positive Psychology and Mental Health 5 3
PSYC A323F  Biological Psychology 5 5
PSYC A331F  Research Methods in Psychology 5 5
STAT A222F  Essentials of Research Inquiry 5 2
     
Elective Courses  
ONE of the following courses: 5  
 -  ECON A232F  Introduction to Macroeconomics   4
 -  PUAD A222F  Introduction to Public Administration   4
 -  SOCI A221F  Social Problems and Social Issues   4
   
THREE 5-credit purpose-designed General Education courses 15 GE
     
Year 3  
Core Courses  
PSYC A321F  Social Psychology 5 5
PSYC A322F  Life-Span Developmental Psychology 5 5
PSYC A324F  Cognitive Psychology 5 5
PSYC A325F  Abnormal Psychology 5 5
PSYC A326F  Clinical Psychology 5 6
PSYC A328F  Consumer Psychology 5 6
     
Elective Courses  
ONE of the following courses: 5  
 -  ECON A232F  Introduction to Macroeconomics   4
 -  PUAD A222F  Introduction to Public Administration   4
 -  SOCI A221F  Social Problems and Social Issues   4
     
ONE of the following courses: 5  
 -  ECON A231F  Introduction to Microeconomics   4
 -  POLS A221F  Introductory Comparative Politics   4
 -  SOCI A220F  Essentials of Sociological Inquiry   4
   
Year 4  
Core Courses  
PSYC A320F  Personality Psychology 5 5
PSYC A329F  Industrial-Organization Psychology 5 8
PSYC A330F  Learning and Motivation 5 5
PSYC A333F  Current Issues in Psychology 5 7
   
Elective Courses  
TWO 5-credit higher level Social Sciences courses 10 8
ONE of the following: 10  
-  TWO 5-credit higher level Social Sciences courses    
-  PSYC A421F  Psychology Honours Thesis    
 
* The offering of this course is subject to final approval by the University.
 
 

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Modified Date: Aug 02, 2019