8.12 Honours in Psychology

The Honours Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology offer greater concentration in the discipline and also require a higher level of academic achievement than is required for the completion of a degree. The Honours degrees in Psychology at Grenfell Campus are 120 credit hour programs normally requiring four years for completion (See Honours Degrees).

8.12.1 Course Requirements for Honours in Psychology

Students must meet the General Regulations for Grenfell Campus Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Students must also successfully complete:

  1. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2025, 2125, 2225, 2425, 2625, 2825, 2925, 2950, 3950, 4910, 4925;

  2. 15 credit hours from Psychology 3025,3040 3125, 3126, 3225, 3226, 3325, 3425, 3525, 3625, 3626, 3627, 3628, 3725, 3825; and

  3. a two-semester research project, Psychology 4951 and 4959.

Students for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Psychology shall also complete an additional 27 credit hours as follows:

  1. 6 credit hours in Mathematics, which must include Mathematics 1000;

  2. Biology 1001 and 1002;

  3. Chemistry 1200 and 1001 OR Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1051); and

  4. 9 credit hours at the 2000 level or above (two courses of which must be laboratory courses) in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Human Biosciences (or Biochemistry), or Physics.

In order to be considered for graduation with an Honours degree, the candidate must satisfy the regulations regarding Academic Standing as specified under Honours Degrees.

Students completing this program cannot receive credit for Psychology 2920.

8.12.2 Honours Thesis for Honours in Psychology

The Honours project sequence (Psychology 4951 and 4959) involves the production of an Honours thesis. This thesis will be evaluated by the thesis supervisor and an additional faculty member selected by mutual consent of the candidate and the supervisor.

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