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 Undergraudate Program Chair before undertaking an Honours Psychology with Thesis program.
Total courses: forty.
Major requirements: eighteen courses, including 46-115, 46-116, 46-229 or 46-230, 46-313, 46-320, 46-331, 46-335 or 46-353 or 46-358, 46-496 and 46-497; and at least one of 46-220, 46-223, or 46-236. The total number of courses must include at least four 300-level courses and three 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.
(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.
**Students who have completed a minimum of twenty semester courses prior to Fall 2008 are not required to take 01-150 and 01-151. Such students, who opt not to take 01-150 and 01-151, will be required to substitute any two courses from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, for which they are eligible.
RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE
First Year: 01-150, 01-151, 46-115 and 46-116.
Second Year: 02-250, 46-229 or 46-230, and one of 46-220, 46-223, or 46-236.
Third Year: 46-313, 46-320, 46-331, 46-335 or 46-353 or 46-358.
Fourth Year: 46-496 and 46-497.
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: GENERAL INFORMATION AND REGULATIONS
GENERAL UNDERGRADUATE REGULATIONS