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 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ENGL A101F
University English Writing Skills
5
POLS A122F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Political Science
5
PSYC A124F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology
5
STAT A221F
Statistics
5
 
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
ECON A121F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Economics
5
SOCI A123F
Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology
5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course
5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course
5
 
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A236F
Positive Psychology and Mental Health
5
STAT A222F
Essentials of Research Inquiry
5
TWO 5-credit purposely-designed General Education courses
10
 
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A323F
Biological Psychology
5
PSYC A331F
Research Methods in Psychology
5
Elective Course – ONE of the following:
 
COUN A220F
Basic Skills in Counselling
5
ECON A232F
Introduction to Macroeconomics
PSYC A239F
Criminal Psychology
PUAD A222F
Introduction to Public Administration
SOCI A221F
Social Problems and Social Issues
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course
5
 
Year 3 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A321F
Social Psychology
5
PSYC A322F
Life-span Developmental Psychology
5
PSYC A325F
Abnormal Psychology
5
Elective Course – ONE of the following:
 
ECON A231F
Introduction to Microeconomics
5
POLS A221F
Introductory Comparative Politics
SOCI A220F
Essentials of Sociological Inquiry
 
Year 3 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A326F
Clinical Psychology
5
PSYC A328F
Consumer Psychology
5
Elective Course – ONE of the following:
 
COUN A220F
Basic Skills in Counselling
5
ECON A232F
Introduction to Macroeconomics
PSYC A239F
Criminal Psychology
PUAD A222F
Introduction to Public Administration
SOCI A221F
Social Problems and Social Issues
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
5
 
Year 4 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A320F
Personality Psychology
5
PSYC A324F
Cognitive Psychology
5
Elective Courses – ONE of the following:
 
*PSYC A421F Psychology Honours Thesis (10 credits) + ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
10
TWO 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences courses
 
Year 4 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses
Credits
PSYC A329F
Industrial-organizational Psychology
5
PSYC A332F /
PSYC A333F
History and Systems of Psychology /
Current Issues in Psychology
5
PSYC A336F
Psychology of Language
5
Elective Course – ONE of the following:
 
*PSYC A421F Psychology Honours Thesis (10 credits)
5
ONE 5-credit higher-level Social Sciences course
 
*Course carries over from the Autumn Term.

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Modified Date: May 25, 2021