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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, which includes both normal and abnormal human (and animal) behaviour and the related psychological, social and biological processes.
Psychologists may specialize in many different areas such as development, education, memory, motivation, learning and cognition.
• Students earn a degree in either arts or science
• Three and four-year (Honours) programs lead to a Bachelor of Arts; a four-year program leads to an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology
• Choice of courses in behavioural neuroscience, emotion, cognition, development, education, forensic psychology, learning, motivation, personality and adjustment, psycho-logical psychology, psychopathology, receptor processes and perception, social psychology and statistics
• Also available: one-year Honours Diploma, Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology (with School of Human Kinetics)
First-year course overview
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
PSYC 1105 – Introduction to Psychology*
+ electives (6 cr) in humanities
+ electives (6 cr) in sciences
+ electives (12 cr) in humanities, social sciences or sciences
*A minimum grade of 60% or special permission is required to proceed in the program; 1105 is a prerequisite to all other PSYC courses
Admission requirements, based on grade 12 U/M courses:
Behaviour therapist, counsellor (addictions, employment, corrections), graduate studies, interviewer, personnel administrator, psychologist, psychometrist, recruitment coordinator, research analyst, speech pathologist, teacher…
Relevant graduate study opportunities at Laurentian:
Credit transfer opportunities are available from other recognized postsecondary institutions and are typically evaluated on an individual basis. Some fast-tracking opportunities also exist.