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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.47 Psychology 4.47.3 BA Honours Psychology
4.47.3 BA Honours Psychology

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.2 Honours Degrees.

B. MAJOR-FIELD WITH HONOURS REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 72 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Psychology while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Introduction: 6 units Psychology 200, 201.

  2. Research Methods and Statistics: 6 units Psychology 300, 301.

  3. Foundation Courses:

    *A maximum of 3 units from Psychology 349, 351, 353 may be used to fulfill this requirement.

  4. History of Psychology: 3 units Psychology 305 or 405.

  5. Applying Research Methods: 3 units from Psychology 400*, 415*, 425, 427, 430, 435, 478, 504, 505.

    *Students may count a maximum of 3 units from Psychology 400 toward their degree requirements.

  6. Advanced Research Methods: 3 units from Psychology 407, 411, 415*.

      *Psychology 415 cannot be used to satisfy both requirement 5 and 6.

    • Honours Courses: 9 units Psychology 501 and 598, which must be completed during the final year of program.

    • Psychology Options: An additional 15 units from Courses Constituting the Field of Psychology.

    • Inclusive of the courses above, at least 30 units must be at the 400 level or above.

    C. DEGREE OPTIONS

    The BA Honours in Psychology can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.