SPECIALIST PROGRAM IN PSYCHOLOGY (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, including at least 4.0 credits at the C- or D-level, of which at least 1.0 credit must be at the D-level:

1. Introduction to 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 credits)
[PSYB70H3 Methods in Psychological Science or (PSYB01H3) Psychological Research Laboratory]
PSYC70H3 Advanced Research Methods Laboratory
and 0.5 credit from among the following:
PSYC06H3
 Psychophysiology Laboratory
[PSYC71H3 or (PSYC11H3) Social Psychology Laboratory]
[PSYC72H3 or (PSYC26H3) Developmental Psychology Laboratory]
[PSYC74H3 or (PSYC05H3) Human Movement Laboratory]
[PSYC75H3 or (PSYC58H3) Cognitive Psychology Laboratory]
[PSYC76H3 or (PSYC04H3) Brain Imaging 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. Breadth in Psychology at the B-level and C-level (5.0 credits)
Students are required to take 3.0 credits at the B-level or C-level from one of the two content groups listed below and 2.0 credits from the other group:
(a) Social and Developmental (courses listed in the 10- and 20-series)
(b) Perception, Cognition and Physiology (courses listed in the 50- and 60-series)

7. Seminars in Psychology at the D-level (1.0 credit)
Students must take 0.5 credit from each grouping below:
(a) Social and Developmental (courses listed in the 10- and 20-series)
(b) Perception, Cognition and Physiology (courses listed in the 50- and 60-series)

8. Additional credits in Psychology (2.0 credits)
Of the 2.0 credits, at least 1.0 credit must be at the C-level. Supervised study [PSYC90H3 or PSYC93H3] or thesis [PSYD98H3] courses may be used to fulfill a maximum of 0.5 credit.