SPECIALIST PROGRAM IN MENTAL HEALTH STUDIES (SCIENCE)

Enrolment Requirements

Enrolment in the Program is limited. Students may apply to the program after completing a minimum of 4.0 credits, including 1.0 credit in Psychology. Admission will require either: (1) a final grade of 72% or higher in both PSYA01H3 and PSYA02H3, or (2) a final grade of 64% or higher in both PSYA01H3 and PSYA02H3, and a final grade of 72% or higher in PSYB01H3 and [PSYB07H3 or equivalent].

Application for admission will be made to the Office of the Registrar through ACORN, in April/May and July/August.

Program Requirements
The program requires completion of 12.5 credits as follows, including at least 4.0 credits at the C- or D-level, of which at least 1.0 must be at the D-level:

1. Introductory Psychology (1.0 credit)
PSYA01H3 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
PSYA02H3 Introduction to Clinical, Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology

2. Statistical Methods (1.0 credit)
PSYB07H3 Data Analysis in Psychology
[PSYC08H3 Advanced Data Analysis in Psychology or PSYC09H3 Applied Multiple Regression in Psychology]

3. Laboratory Methods (1.0 credit)
PSYB01H3 Psychological Research Laboratory
PSYC37H3 Psychological Assessment

4. PSYC02H3 Scientific Communication in Psychology (0.5 credit)

5. PSYC85H3 History of Psychology (0.5 credit)

6. 1.0 credit as follows:
PSYB30H3 Introduction to Personality
PSYB32H3 Introduction to Clinical Psychology

7. Students are required to take 2.0 credits from either the psycho-social grouping or the psycho-biological grouping listed below, as well as 1.0 credit from the other grouping (3.0 credits):
Psycho-Social Grouping
PSYB45H3 Introduction to Behaviour Modification
PSYC18H3 The Psychology of Emotion
PSYC35H3 Advanced Personality Psychology
PSYC36H3 Psychotherapy
PSYC39H3 Psychology and the Law

Psycho-Biological Grouping
[PSYB55H3 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience or ( PSYB65H3) Human Brain and Behaviour]
PSYB64H3 Physiological Psychology
PSYC31H3 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSYC33H3 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
PSYC62H3 Drugs and the Brain

8. 1.0 credit at the D-level, with at least 0.5 credit from the following:
PSYD30H3 Current topics in Personality Psychology
PSYD31H3 Cultural-Clinical Psychology
PSYD32H3 Personality Disorders
PSYD33H3 Current topics in Clinical Psychology
PSYD35H3 Clinical Psychopharmacology
PSYD39H3 Cognitive Behaviorial Therapy

9. 1.5 additional credits in Psychology

10. 2.0 credits from the following courses:
HLTB40H3 Health Policy and Health Systems
HLTB41H3 Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health
HLTB50H3 Introduction to Health Humanities
(HLTC05H3) Society, Health and Illness
HLTC22H3 Health, Aging, and the Life Cycle
HLTC23H3 Issues in Child Health and Development
HLTC42H3 Emerging Health Issues and Policy Needs
IDSB04H3 Introduction to International/Global Health
IDSC11H3 Issues in Global and International Health
LINB20H3 Sociolinguistics
PHLA11H3 Introduction to Ethics
PHLB07H3 Ethics
PHLB09H3 Biomedical Ethics
PHLB81H3 Theories of Mind
SOCB22H3 Sociology of Gender
SOCB49H3 Sociology of Family
SOCB50H3 Deviance and Normality I