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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Units Undergraduate Programs and Courses Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Department of Psychology Psychology Programs
Psychology Programs

The Department of Psychology offers Undergraduate programs in both Arts and Science leading to Bachelor, Honours Bachelor, and Honours Bachelor with Specialized Honours in Psychology degrees, and Graduate programs leading to degrees in Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology. All degree programs are built around a set of required and core courses. Undergraduate students planning to apply for entry into Graduate Programs in Psychology are advised to take as many core courses as possible.

Students are also advised of the interdisciplinary minor concentrations in Gerontology, and Women's Studies.


1. BA (Psychology Major)

Three Year program
Courses will be chosen in consultation with the Department.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Two FCEs from Group I (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(c) One FCE from Group II (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE elective. A first year science course is recommended.

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2101 (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 2)
(b) One FCE in Psychology selected from the core groups (see Academic Regulations, Notes 1 and 3)
(c) Three FCE electives, one of which may be in Psychology

Third Year:
(a) Two FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1 and 3)
(b) Three FCE electives, one of which may be Psychology

Note:
In exceptional circumstances undergraduates may take one reading course (Psychology 3041) in a three-year BA program.


2. BA (Psychology Major)

Four Year program
Courses will be chosen in consultation with the Department.

The first three years of this program are the same as for the BA (Psychology Major) Three Year program.

Fourth Year:
(a) Four FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1 and 3)
(b) One FCE elective, one of which may be Psychology


3. Honours BA (Psychology Major)

Four Year program
A student may, in consultation with the department, enter the Honours BA program in Psychology in any year providing an overall B average has been obtained in the psychology courses of the preceding years.

First and Second Years:
The course requirements for the first two years of this program are the same as for the BA (Psychology Major) Three Year program.

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3911
(b) One and a half FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(c) Three FCE electives, one of which may be Psychology (see Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)

Fourth Year:
(a) Four FCEs in Psychology, preferably at the fourth year level (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(b) One FCE elective

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate studies or other research activities in Psychology are urged to take Specialized Honours in Psychology and Psychology 4111 is recommended.


4. Honours BA (Specialized Honours in Psychology)

Four Year program
A student may, in consultation with the Department, enter the Honours BA (Specialized Honours in Psychology) program in any year providing a minimum overall 80% (A) average has been obtained in all psychology courses of the preceding years and all other program requirements have been met.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Two FCEs from Group I (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(c) One FCE from Group II (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE elective. A first year science course is recommended. (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 4)

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2101 (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 2)
(b) Two FCEs in Psychology (see Academic Regulations, Notes 2 and 3)
(c) Two FCE electives, one of which may be in Psychology (see Academic Regulations, Notes 2 and 3)

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3201 and 3911
(b) One and one-half FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(c) Two FCE electives, one of which may be Psychology (see Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)

Fourth Year:
(a) Psychology 4111 and 4611
(b) Psychology 4901
(c) Two FCEs in Psychology, preferably at the third or fourth year level (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(d) One FCE elective (Psychology allowed)

5. BSc (Psychology Major)

Three Year program
In addition to five full course equivalents in Psychology, the student is required - following consultation with the Psychology Department - to take six non-psychology science credits, one of which is in Mathematics or Computer Science, and three of which form a science minor (an introductory and two additional courses at the second year level or higher) in a non-psychology science discipline.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Mathematics 1160 or Computer Science 1411 and 1431
(c) Two FCEs in science (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 4)
(d) One FCE elective

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2101 (Mathematics 2321 may be taken instead, in which case, one FCE in (c) must be replaced by another FCE in Psychology)
(b) One FCE in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 1)
(c) Two FCEs in science (see Academic Regulations, Note 4)
(d) One FCE elective, which may be Psychology

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3911
(b) One and one half FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 1)
(c) One FCE in science (see Academic Regulations, Note 4)
(d) Two FCE electives, one of which may be Psychology


6. BSc (Psychology Major)

Four Year program
Courses will be chosen in consultation with the Department.

First through Third Year:
The first three years of this program are the same as for the BSc (Psychology Major) Three Year program.

Fourth Year:
(a) Four FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(b) One FCE elective


7. Honours BSc (Psychology Major)

Four Year program
A student may, in consultation with the Department, enter the Honours BSc program in Psychology in any year providing an overall B average has been made in the Psychology courses of the preceding years.

First through Third Year:
The first three years of this program are the same as for the BSc (Psychology Major) Three Year program.

Fourth Year:
(a) Four FCEs in Psychology, preferably at the third or fourth year level (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(d) One FCE elective

Note:
Students who are contemplating graduate studies or other research activities in Psychology are urged to take Specialized Honours in Psychology.


8. Honours BSc (Specialized Honours in Psychology)

Four Year program
A student may, in consultation with the Department, enter the Honours BSc (Specialized Honours in Psychology) program in any year providing a minimum overall 80% (A) average has been obtained in all psychology courses of the preceding years and all other program requirements have been met.

First Year:
(a) Psychology 1100
(b) Mathematics 1160 or Computer Science 1411 and 1431
(c) Two FCEs in Science (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 4)
(d) One FCE elective

Second Year:
(a) Psychology 2101 (Mathematics 2321 may be taken instead, in which case, one FCE in (c) must be replaced by another FCE in Psychology )
(b) Two FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 1)
(c) Two FCEs in Science (see Academic Regulations, Note 4)

Third Year:
(a) Psychology 3201 and 3911
(b) One and one-half FCEs in Psychology (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Note 1)
(c) Two FCEs in Science (see Academic Regulations, Note 4)

Fourth Year:
(a) Psychology 4111 and 4611
(b) Psychology 4901
(c) Two FCEs in Psychology, preferably at the third or fourth year level (see Department of Psychology, Academic Regulations, Notes 1, 2 and 3)
(d) One FCE elective (Psychology allowed)


9. BA (Psychology and Philosophy Majors)

Three Year program
See Department of Philosophy, Philosophy Programs.


10. Honours BA (Psychology and Gerontology Majors)

Four Year program
See Interdisciplinary Programs in Gerontology, Gerontology Programs.


11. Honours BA (Psychology and Philosophy Majors)

Four Year program
See Department of Philosophy, Philosophy Programs.


12. Honours BA (Specialized Honours in Psychology) with Major Concentration in Women's Studies

Four Year program
See Department of Women's Studies, Women's Studies Programs.


13. Honours BA (Psychology and Women's Studies Majors)

Four Year program
See Department of Women's Studies, Women's Studies Programs.


14. Concurrent Programs with Education

A. The Honours BA (Psychology) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBA program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, or Intermediate-Senior Specializations, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
B. The Honours BSc (Psychology) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBSc program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
Note:
For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 1.5 FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBA or HBSc program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

C. The BA (Psychology) 3-year and 4-year degrees are offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.

D. The BSc (Psychology) 3-year and 4-year degrees are offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.


15. Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology or Master of Science degree in Experimental Psychology

See Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Department of Psychology, Psychology (Clinical and Experimental) Graduate Programs.


16. Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

See Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Department of Psychology, Psychology (Clinical and Experimental) Graduate Programs.

 

Arts/Science Credits and Core Group Courses

See Department of Psychology Courses.