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 75% 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 [ PSYB70H3 or ( 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. Laboratory Methods (1.5 credit)
[ PSYB70H3 Methods in Psychological Science or (PSYB01H3) Psychological Research Laboratory]
PSYC37H3 Psychological Assessment
PSYC70H3 Advanced Research Methods Laboratory

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

4. PSYC02H3 Scientific Communication in Psychology (0.5 credit)

5. PSYC85H3 History of Psychology (0.5 credit)

6. Personality and Clinical Psychology (1.0 credit):
PSYB30H3 Introduction to Personality
PSYB32H3 Introduction to Clinical Psychology

7. Psychosocial and Psychobiological Breadth (3.0 credits)
Students are required to take 2.0 credits from one group and 1.0 credit from the other group:

Psycho-Social Grouping
[PSYB38H3 or (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 Introduction to Physiological Psychology
PSYC31H3 Clinical Neuropsychology
PSYC33H3 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
PSYC62H3 Drugs and the Brain

8. Seminars in Psychology at the D-level (1.0 credit):
0.5 credit must come from the PSY D30-series:
PSYD30H3 Current topics in Personality Psychology
PSYD31H3 Cultural-Clinical Psychology
PSYD32H3 Personality Disorders
PSYD33H3 Current topics in Clinical Psychology
PSYD35H3 Clinical Psychopharmacology
PSYD39H3 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

9. Additional credits in Psychology (1.0 credits)

10. 2.0 credits from the following courses:
HLTB40H3 Health Policy and Health Systems
HLTB41H3 Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health
HLTB42H3 Perspectives of Culture, Illness and Healing
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
PHLC07H3 Death and Dying
PHLC10H3 Topics in Bioethics
SOCB22H3 Sociology of Gender
SOCB49H3 Sociology of Family
SOCB50H3 Deviance and Normality I