As a UFV student taking either PSYC 101 or PSYC 102 on the Abbotsford campus, you are required to participate in research worth 4% of your final grade. The research credit provides you with a unique opportunity to learn, firsthand, how research is conducted in psychology.
Students without the appropriate prerequisites may have them waived. If space in the class is available, students without the prerequisites, who have submitted the Prerequisite Waiver form, may be considered by the instructor.
Directed studies courses make it possible for one or more students to work under the guidance of a faculty member on a reading or research project of mutual interest. A directed studies course allows you to do accredited research in an area not covered in any other psychology courses while gaining practical experience in psychological research.
The Academic Success Centre (ASC) offers student-focused tutoring, workshops, online resources and support programs to develop students’ academic skills and knowledge. Peer tutors work with students on personal learning strategies and approaches, and provide writing and subject-area support.
At UFV, students in psychology are represented by the Student Psychology Association (SPA).The SPA holds a variety of activities to support students in the psychology program or individuals who are interested in learning about what psychology has to offer.
The Psychology Resource room is open to all students interested in psychology. In the Psychology Resource room, you will find resources for a variety of activities that students may be interested in. The resource room contains hundreds of articles from psychology journals, and a broad selection of books related to many areas of psychology that cannot be found in the UFV Library.
View UFV's current guidelines for writing in APA style. APA is the accepted standard for academic journals and psychology papers written at UFV.