NOTE: The requirements below are effective September 2014

Certificate in Extended Studies in Arts: Psychology Honours

This certificate will provide previously graduated Psychology majors or equivalent, with outstanding academic credentials, an opportunity to participate in our honours program and enhance their opportunities for further education or employment.

Entrance requirements

1. Completion of a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

2. Completion of the the Psychology Honours entrance requirements.

3. A faculty member willing to supervise the honours project/thesis.

How to apply

Students planning to apply for this certificate should first consult with the Arts Advice Centre.

Note: Please see the Graduation Awards policy (64) for the amount of credits that must be completed once admitted to the certificate program.

See the Psychology Department Assistant for an application. Submit the completed application to the department once all requirements are met. Applications will be reviewed beginning in June. The number of applicants accepted into the program may be restricted.

Program requirements

15 credits are required for this certificate.

Course Title Credits
PSYC 408 History of Psychology 3
PSYC 490 Honours Seminar 3
PSYC 498 Honours Independent Study 3
PSYC 499 Honours Project 6

Graduation requirements

BA Psychology Honours students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.33 (B+) in the honours courses (PSYC 490, PSYC 498, and PSYC 499). A total of 45 upper-level credits needs to be completed between the Bachelor of Arts degree and the certificate.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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