Psychology

Students may major in psychology as part of a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science program.

Bachelor of arts with a major in psychology

Students pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in psychology will normally take the following courses in their first year:

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
English 1090critical reading and writing (CRW) course
Psychology 1000Psychology 1001
Mathematics 1000-level course1Mathematics 1000-level course1
minor program courseminor program course
language study (LS) courselanguage study (LS) course
  1. Selection of a mathematics course depends on your background and ability. Students should refer to the math course criteria chart prior to selecting a first-semester course. Mathematics 1000 or any two of Mathematics 1050, 1051 and 1090 are required for admission to the major program in psychology. Students who complete Mathematics 1000 in the Fall semester may complete an elective in the Winter semester.
Bachelor of science with a major in psychology

Students pursuing a bachelor of science with a major in psychology will normally take the following courses in their first year:

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
Mathematics 10901Mathematics 10001
Biology 1001Biology 1002
Chemistry 1050 or Physics 1020 (1050)2Chemistry 1051 or Physics 1021 (1051)
Psychology 1000Psychology 1001
English 1090critical reading and writing (CRW) course3
  1. If you complete Mathematics 1000 in the fall semester, you may complete an elective in the winter semester.
  2. If you are registered in Physics 1050, you must also be registered in Mathematics 1000 (not 1090).
  3. You are required to complete six credit hours in CRW courses, including at least three credit hours in English courses. 

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit the Department of Psychology or contact Cathy Hyde.

Contact

Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000