Honours Psychology with Thesis
This program is oriented primarily toward students with a serious interest in psychological research who intend to study at the graduate level in psychology. Students taking this program should be able to do independent research (thesis) work, and have competence in statistics and research methods. In the fourth year, the program requires completion within a two-term period (Fall and Winter terms only) of a thesis. The thesis is an independent research study, completed in conjunction with a research advisor. Entry to the fourth year thesis course, 46-496, requires psychology and cumulative course averages of at least 9.0. Students must consult with the Psychology Undergraduate Program Chair before undertaking an Honours Psychology with Thesis program.
Total courses: forty.
Major requirements: eighteen courses, including 46-115, 46-116, 46-230, 46-313, 46-320, 46-331, 46-335 or 46-353 or 46-358, 46-496 and 46-497. The total number of courses must include at least four 300-level courses and four 400-level courses
Option requirements: six courses including
(a) two courses from Arts;
(b) two courses from Languages or Science;
(c) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
Other requirements: sixteen courses
(a) 01-150, 01-151;
(c) five courses from any area of study, including Psychology;
(d) eight courses from any area of study, excluding Psychology.
RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE
First Year: 01-150, 01-151, 46-115,46-116.
Second Year: 02-250, 46-230, three additional psychology courses.
Third Year: 46-313, 46-320, 46-331, one of: 46-335 or 46-353 or 46-358; two additional psychology courses.
Fourth Year: 46-496 and 46-497, two 400-level courses, two additional psychology courses.
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