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  1. For more accurate information regarding the availability of psychology courses for the coming year, please refer to the Psychology undergraduate website
  2. Psychology courses offered at Renison University College are designated by the letter "R" following the course number. Priority enrolment in those courses is given to Social Development Studies students.

PSYCH 100s


PSYCH 101 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007865
Introductory Psychology
A general survey course designed to provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of modern psychology as a behavioural science.
[Note: PSYCH 101 offered on-campus, at St. Jerome's University, and Online; PSYCH 101R offered at Renison University College.]
Antireq: PSYCH 121R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 101R)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 101R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007865
Introductory Psychology
A general survey course designed to provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of modern psychology as a behavioural science.
[Note: PSYCH 101 offered on-campus, at St. Jerome's University, and Online; PSYCH 101R offered at Renison University College.]
Antireq: PSYCH 121R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 101)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 200s


PSYCH 207 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007889
Cognitive Processes
An examination and evaluation of selected topics dealing with human information processing such as attention, memory, pattern recognition, consciousness, language, dyslexia, decision making, and problem solving.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
Also offered Online

PSYCH 211 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007894
Developmental Psychology
A course designed to introduce the student to current research and theory concerning children's social, cognitive, and physical development from infancy through childhood to early adolescence.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
Also offered Online

PSYCH 212 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007895
Educational Psychology
A consideration of the main variables affecting learning in the classroom with special focus upon the conditions essential to efficient learning.
[Note: PSYCH 212 offered at St. Jerome's; PSYCH 212R offered at Renison.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 212R)

PSYCH 212R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007895
Educational Psychology
A consideration of the main variables affecting learning in the classroom with special focus upon the conditions essential to efficient learning.
[Note: PSYCH 212 offered at St. Jerome's; PSYCH 212R offered at Renison.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 212)

PSYCH 213R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007896
Exceptional Children
Educational issues associated with cognitive, emotional, sensory, and physical differences and challenges.
[Note: Formerly PSYCH 213]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
Also offered Online

PSYCH 218 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006428
Psychology of Death and Dying
Variations in the meaning and significance of death and dying will be considered from a psychological perspective, with particular attention to the contexts (e.g., cultural, familial, life-span developmental) in which these variations occur.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2A
(Cross-listed with GERON 218, HLTH 218)

PSYCH 226R LEC 0.50Course ID: 013890
Positive Psychology
This course surveys theories and studies related to human strength and positive human functioning, with a focus on the psychological aspects of a fulfilling life. Topics include optimism, creativity, humour, resilience, wisdom, empathy, love, friendship, achievement, and happiness.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R

PSYCH 230 LEC 0.50Course ID: 010100
Psychology and Law
Psychological principles drawn from a variety of subdisciplines (e.g., social, clinical, cognitive) will be surveyed in terms of their relevance and application to the legal system. Topics may include jury selection and decision-making, eyewitness testimony, insanity defense, competency assessment, risk assessment, and attitudes toward law and the legal process.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
(Cross-listed with LS 272)
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 231 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007913
The Psychology of Religious Experience
Approaches of traditional psychological theories toward phenomena of religious experience, mysticism, and prayer are examined. The psychological process of creating and naming 'gods' is considered as well as comparisons among altered states of consciousness including some forms of prayer.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R

PSYCH 232 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007915
Psychology of Evil
Psychological perspectives concerning definitions, causes, and consequences of institutional and personal evil, as well as symbols and interpretations of evil in both religious and secular contexts, will be considered.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2A

PSYCH 235 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007917
Psychological Perspectives on Gender and Sex
The course focuses on the existence of and bases for sex and gender differences with emphasis on biological, psychological and cultural issues.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R

PSYCH 236 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007918
A Psychological Analysis of Human Sexuality
This course will examine psychological and social psychological theories and empirical investigations of human sexuality.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: SMF 204

PSYCH 238 DIS,LEC 0.50Course ID: 007967
Organizational Psychology
Survey of organizational, group, and individual processes involved in work motivation, group dynamics, leadership, organizational climate and organizational culture.
[Note: Formerly PSYCH 338]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: PSYCH 338, AFM 280, MSCI 211, BUS 288W/388W, SCBUS 225

PSYCH 253 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007904
Social Psychology
An introduction to the scientific study of social behaviour and social influences on behaviour. Theories and research on such topics as attitude change and persuasion, stereotypes and prejudice, conformity and obedience to authority, altruism, conflict, attraction and love may be introduced.
[Note: PSYCH 253 - offered on campus and Online; PSYCH 253R - offered at Renison University College]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: PSYCH 220R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 253R)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 253R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007904
Social Psychology
An introduction to the scientific study of social behaviour and social influences on behaviour. Theories and research on such topics as attitude change and persuasion, stereotypes and prejudice, conformity and obedience to authority, altruism, conflict, attraction and love may be introduced.
[Note: PSYCH 253 - offered on campus and Online; PSYCH 253R - offered at Renison University College]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: PSYCH 220R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 253)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 256 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007293
Introduction to Cognitive Science
Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence. This course will draw on philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, linguistics, neuroscience, and anthropology to address central questions about the nature of thinking. Topics discussed will include mental representation, computational models of mind, and consciousness.
(Cross-listed with PHIL 256)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 257 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007928
Psychopathology
This course offers an introduction to understanding, assessing, and treating mental illness from a psychological perspective. Course material will focus on various categories of abnormal behaviour, including personality, anxiety, and mood disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse. Clinical methods of assessment, diagnosis, and intervention will also be considered.
[Note: PSYCH 257 - offered on campus and at St. Jerome's University; PSYCH 257R - offered at Renison University College.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: PSYCH 323R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 257R)

PSYCH 257R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007928
Psychopathology
This course offers an introduction to understanding, assessing, and treating mental illness from a psychological perspective. Course material will focus on various categories of abnormal behaviour, including personality, anxiety, and mood disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse. Clinical methods of assessment, diagnosis, and intervention will also be considered.
[Note: PSYCH 257 - offered on campus and at St. Jerome's University; PSYCH 257R - offered at Renison University College.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: PSYCH 323R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 257)

PSYCH 261 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007931
Physiological Psychology
Introduction to brain, basic physiological processes, and their roles in behaviour. Topics may include: sensing and perceiving; neural bases of action; motivation; learning and memory; and consciousness. Both experimental and clinical data are considered.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R
Also offered Online

PSYCH 264 PRA 0.50Course ID: 011664
Research Apprenticeship
Students are introduced to the research process by participating in an unpaid apprenticeship of 96 hours in a faculty member's research lab in the Psychology Department. Apprenticeship hours will be completed before the end of the lecture period for the term of enrolment. Application forms are available on the Psychology undergraduate website. Grading is on a credit/no credit basis. Paid or volunteer positions obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course. [Offered: F,W,S.]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: PSYCH 291; Honours Psychology students.
Antireq: PSYCH 464

PSYCH 291 DIS,LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 007934
Basic Research Methods
This course introduces the methods used to observe, quantify, summarize, and describe behaviour in empirical psychological science. It focuses on research design and the interpretation of results. [Offered: F]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2A; Psychology majors.
Coreq: MATH 103 if no 4U Math.
Antireq: HLTH 333, ISS/SDS 251R, KIN 330, REC 270, SWREN 251R

PSYCH 292 LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 007935
Basic Data Analysis
An introduction to the logic and methods of descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on application in Psychology. Topics covered include measures of central tendency and variability, distributions, the normal distribution, z-scores, hypothesis testing, probability, chi-square tests, t-tests, power, and correlation and regression. [Offered: W]
Prereq: PSYCH 291; Psychology majors;1of MATH 103 or 4U Math.
Antireq: ARTS 280, ECON 221, ENVS 278, ISS 250A/B, ISS/SDS 250R, KIN 222, PSCI 214/314, REC 371, SMF 230, SOC/LS 280, STAT 202, 204, 206, 211, 221, 231, 241, SWREN 250A/B/R

PSYCH 300s


PSYCH 306 DIS,LEC 0.50Course ID: 007938
Perception
What we perceive through our senses makes up much of our conscious experience. This course examines how visual and auditory perception arises and includes topics such as how we become aware of colour, form, space, brightness, loudness, and pitch, and how this information guides behaviour. Other senses may be covered.
Prereq: PSYCH 207 or 261; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 307 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007939
Human Neuropsychology
An introduction to current human experimental neuropsychology. The course will review evidence for brain-behaviour interactions obtained from studies of human brain damage and from investigations of the normal brain. Topics such as the representation of language, hemispheric specialization, memory, spatial ability, dyslexia, movement disorders and affective disorders will be considered.
Prereq: One of PSYCH 207, 261, KIN 356; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 308 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007940
Psychology of Reading
An introduction to the psychology of reading with emphasis on 1) how adult readers recognize words, 2) various accounts of acquired dyslexias consequent to brain damage, 3) computational models of word recognition, and 4) the role of attention and eye movements in reading.
Prereq: PSYCH 207

PSYCH 312 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007943
Learning Disabilities
A critical examination of the concept of learning disability and of current issues in the assessment and remediation of learning problems.
[Note: PSYCH 312 offered Online; PSYCH 312R offered at Renison.]
Prereq: One of PSYCH 207, 211, 212/212R, 213/213R; Level at least 2B
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 312R)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 312R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007943
Learning Disabilities
A critical examination of the concept of learning disability and of current issues in the assessment and remediation of learning problems.
[Note: PSYCH 312 offered Online; PSYCH 312R offered at Renison.]
Prereq: One of PSYCH 207, 211, 212/212R, 213/213R; Level at least 2B
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 312)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 314 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007944
Cognitive Development
This course introduces research in the areas of debate in cognitive development pertaining to children in infancy and early childhood and drawn from a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, psycholinguistics, and comparative psychology. Different methodologies and mechanisms of cognitive change are also covered.
Prereq: PSYCH 207 and 211; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 315 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007945
Psychology of Adolescence
A study of the psychological processes in the second decade of human development. Consideration is given to such areas as intellectual, emotional and social growth, and identity formation. Current concepts, issues, and research are stressed.
Prereq: PSYCH 211
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 316 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014878
Pragmatic Language Development
This course is an in-depth introduction to pragmatic language development with a focus on children's conversational and narrative ability. Typical and atypical pragmatic language development is examined from a longitudinal, social-cognitive, and multi-cultural perspective and with respect to longer-term outcomes such as social competence, friendship, and success in school.
Prereq: PSYCH 211; Level at least 3A

PSYCH 317 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007947
Child Psychopathology
An examination of children's psychological disorders from several major perspectives with an emphasis on current research findings. Theoretical and clinical issues are considered.
Prereq: PSYCH 211
Also offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 318 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007948
Psychosexual Organization
A detailed examination of concepts related to the formation of gender identity and psychosexual orientation. The nature-nurture debate will be explored as well as gay and lesbian identity and consciousness throughout the life cycle.
Prereq: PSYCH 211 or 236
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 319 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011396
Problem Behaviour in the Classroom
This course will address theories related to problem behaviours in the classroom; the incidence and etiology of conduct problems and behavioural disorders; and the learning outcomes of children with such disorders. Special emphasis is given to research and theory related to the promotion of academic success.
Prereq: PSYCH 211, 212/212R
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 320 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011305
Language Development
Examines early language development including how children learn about sounds, words, higher-level sentence structure, and how to communicate effectively. Explores factors within the child and aspects of the environment that make language acquisition possible, as well as special populations of learners who provide additional insight into the acquisition process.
Prereq: PSYCH 211 or 207

PSYCH 330 LEC 0.50Course ID: 010042
Criminal Profiling
Foundational assumptions for, and basic approaches to, criminal profiling will be considered, along with a survey of relevant techniques in the context of numerous case studies. Limitations and alternatives to profiling will also be addressed.
Prereq: PSYCH 230/LS 272
(Cross-listed with LS 372)
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 334R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007962
Theories of Individual Counselling Psychology
An introduction to the methods, theories, and problems in individual counselling psychology.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2A.
Antireq: PSYCH 334

PSYCH 335 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014223
Developmental Neuropsychology
Developmental neuropsychology is a field in which brain-behaviour relationships are examined in the context of typical and atypical development. This course focuses on the structural development of the brain, the emergence of functional brain systems, and the neuropsychological underpinnings of childhood brain disorders such as phenylketonuria, autism, epilepsy, and stroke. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theoretical perspectives and empirical research in neuropsychology with clinical practice.
Prereq: PSYCH 207 or 211; PSYCH 261 or KIN 301.
Antireq: PSYCH 363 taken Spring 2012

PSYCH 336 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007965
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
This course is designed to survey major aspects of clinical psychology such as historical background, assessment and intervention models, current trends and future directions in clinical practice.
Prereq: PSYCH 257/257R or 323R

PSYCH 339 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007968
Personnel Psychology
The application of psychology to human resource issues in Canadian organizations. Topics will include defining and measuring job performance, job analysis, performance appraisal, recruitment, personnel selection, and training. Procedures which meet technical, professional, and legal standards will be examined.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R, and one of PSYCH 291 or Level at least 3A.
Antireq: BUS 354W/454W, BUS 408W/498KW

PSYCH 340 DIS,LEC,OLN 0.50Course ID: 011708
Training and Development
This course covers systematic approaches and models for training and development; needs assessment; curriculum design; instructional approaches, including use of learning technology; relevant aspects of learning and cognitive theories; and evaluation.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R.
Antireq: BUS 474W

PSYCH 342 DIS,LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 014501
The Psychology of Groups and Teams
The psychology of groups and teams will address psychological processes particular to any social group situation, for example creative design teams, decision making groups, sports teams, group counselling, university clubs, and community groups. Topics include social identification and cohesion, group dynamics (e.g., social loafing, social influence, temporal dynamics, conflict management, etc.), communication in groups, creativity and brainstorming in groups, team leadership, team learning, and measuring team performance. In addition to lectures there will be discussion groups for team experiential exercises.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 349R LEC,SEM 0.50Course ID: 011388
Cross-Cultural Psychology
This course focuses on human psychology (behaviours, cognition, emotion, motivation, and personality) across cultures, with the aim of raising awareness and understanding of human commonality and diversity. It examines theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues in cross-cultural psychology in light of the current literature.
[Note: SWREN 349R is available only to students who have been given conditional admission to the BSW program; such students must have already completed their first undergraduate degree.]
Prereq: PSYCH 220R or 253/253R.
Antireq: PSYCH 222R, 352
(Cross-listed with SWREN 349R)

PSYCH 350 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013526
Political Psychology
What can psychological science contribute to our understanding of political behaviour? To answer this question we will review psychological theory and research on such topics as voter decision-making, political ideologies, issue framing and public opinion, activism in social movements, barriers to conflict resolution, leadership, multiculturalism, political extremism and collective violence.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 3A

PSYCH 352 LEC 0.50Course ID: 010124
Culture and Psychology
Special emphasis will be given to questions of how some cultural patterns get established, and how they are maintained once they are established. Topics may include aggression, individualism and collectivism, perspectives on the self, and methodological concerns.
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; Level at least 2B.
Antireq: PSYCH 222R/349R, SWREN 349R

PSYCH 353 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007972
Social Cognition
This course examines how people make sense of their social world: how they perceive, represent, interpret, and remember information about themselves and about other individuals and groups. Topics include representation, recall, and use of social knowledge, controllability of thought processes, effects of feelings and desires, stereotype activation and use, and cultural influences.
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R

PSYCH 354 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007906
Interpersonal Relations
A psychological analysis of social interaction and the dynamics of close relationships.
[Note: PSYCH 354 - offered on campus and at St. Jerome's University; PSYCH 354R - offered at Renison University College and Online.]
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R.
Antireq: PSYCH 221R or SMF 306
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 354R)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 354R LEC 0.50Course ID: 007906
Interpersonal Relations
A psychological analysis of social interaction and the dynamics of close relationships.
[Note: PSYCH 354 - offered on campus and at St. Jerome's University; PSYCH 354R - offered at Renison University College and Online.]
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R.
Antireq: PSYCH 221R or SMF 306
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 354)
Also offered Online

PSYCH 355 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014503
Intergroup Relations
This course reviews social psychological theory and research on intergroup relations: how groups of people and people from different groups interact. It examines stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination (e.g., racism, sexism, ageism, weight, or sexual prejudice) from both majority and minority perspectives. It also discusses implications for promoting intergroup trust, reducing inequality, and resolving real-world conflict.
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 356 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011585
Personality
This course addresses the science of measuring and explaining patterned individual differences in behaviour, including temperaments and traits; values, goals, and personal strivings; and meaning systems and self-narratives. Topics include behavioural, physiological, genetics, and cultural studies of personality; continuity and change in personality over the lifespan; and personality disorders.
[Note: PSYCH 356 offered on campus; PSYCH 356R offered at Renison University College and Online.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 3A.
Antireq: PSYCH 355 (taken Winter 2003 or earlier) or 322R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 356R)

PSYCH 356R LEC 0.50Course ID: 011585
Personality
This course addresses the science of measuring and explaining patterned individual differences in behaviour, including temperaments and traits; values, goals, and personal strivings; and meaning systems and self-narratives. Topics include behavioural, physiological, genetics, and cultural studies of personality; continuity and change in personality over the lifespan; and personality disorders.
[Note: PSYCH 356 offered on campus; PSYCH 356R offered at Renison University College and Online.]
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 3A.
Antireq: PSYCH 355 (taken Winter 2003 or earlier) or 322R
(Cross-listed with PSYCH 356)

PSYCH 357 LEC 0.50Course ID: 015540
Psychology of Good
What does it mean to "be good"? How does one "do good"? What makes "doing good" easier or harder? This course examines (1) the biological and psychosocial foundations of prosocial behaviour and (2) associated facilitators and obstacles at both interpersonal and organizational levels. Topics may include empathy, social responsibility, volunteerism, community intervention, activism, and heroism.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 361 LEC 0.50Course ID: 007977
Evolutionary Psychology
The objective of the course is to consider human and animal behaviour from a Darwinian evolutionary perspective. Topics will include habitat selection and predator avoidance, sexual selection and mating systems, social behaviour, aggression, and evolutionary perspectives in perception and cognition.
Prereq: One of PSYCH 207, 220R, 253/253R, 261

PSYCH 363 LEC 0.50Course ID: 010159
Special Subjects
These courses will be offered at different times as announced by the Department.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]

PSYCH 372 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014512
Environmental Psychology
This course is intended to increase the awareness and understanding of the impact of the environment on human behaviour and experience. Topics to be discussed include territoriality and crowding, environment cognition, the psychology of public spaces, the influence of digital and social media on environment perception, and the impact of urban design on mental health. The course will include both lectures and interactive activities.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2B

PSYCH 375R LEC 0.50Course ID: 012190
Studies in Psychology
This course will deal with selected topics in psychology. Subjects will be dependent upon the research and/or instructional interests of faculty.
[Note: Students wishing to take such courses should consult with the Social Development Studies undergraduate advisor. This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of three times.]
Department Consent Required
Offered at Renison University College

PSYCH 380 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012961
History of Psychology
This course surveys major developments and personalities in the field of psychology, starting with Wundt's founding of the world's first laboratory for experimental psychology in 1879. By comparing the important movements of structuralism, functionalism, behaviourism and gestaltism, the course evaluates the ideas that continue to provide the basis for modern research and practice in psychology. It will be of interest to those wanting a broader perspective on the field of scientific psychology or the history of science, or those planning a career in psychology.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R; Level at least 2B.
Antireq: PSYCH 363 taken Winter 2008

PSYCH 389 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 015166
Social Science Advanced Research Methods Topics
Topics explore social science research methods in Psychology. Consult departmental listings for upcoming topics, which may include naturalistic observation, factorial experiment design, behavioural coding, survey/questionnaire construction, interviewing, and/or linguistic analysis. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., lab experience, data collection), research reports, critiques of published/proposed research, and student presentations. [Offered: F]
Prereq: PSYCH 211, 257/257R; PSYCH 238/338 or 253/253R; Level at least 3A Honours BA Psychology Research Intensive Specialization or Honours BSc Psychology or Makeup Psychology.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 393, 395, 397, 399

PSYCH 390 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 015167
Natural Science Advanced Research Methods Topics
Topics explore natural science research methods in Psychology. Consult departmental listings for upcoming topics, which may include methods for studying psychophysiology, neuroanatomy, and/or cognitive processes (e.g., perception, attention, memory, information-processing, decision-making). Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., lab experience, data collection), research reports, critiques of published/proposed research, and student presentations. [Offered: W and/or S]
Prereq: PSYCH 207, 211, 261; Level at least 3A Honours BA Psychology Research Intensive Specialization or Honours BSc Psychology or Make-Up Psychology.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 392, 394, 396, 398

PSYCH 391 LAB,LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 007998
Advanced Data Analysis
Aimed at developing an understanding of the use and interpretation of statistics in complex research designs, this course emphasizes analysis of variance and multiple comparison techniques to interpret the results of multi-factor experiments. The importance of power in factorial designs is discussed. The course includes a computer component that ties the use of a statistical package to the topics discussed in lectures. [Offered: F, W]
Prereq: PSYCH 291, 292; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology; Psychology average at least 74%.
Antireq: STAT 322, 332, 430

PSYCH 392 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 013001
Research in Human Cognitive Neuroscience
Students learn how to measure psychophysiological responses to the stimuli in our world (e.g., familiar faces, emotional scenes, video games, etc.). Students get hands-on training in acquiring and analyzing different types of psychophysiological data such as skin conductance responses and heart rate changes over short and long periods. [Offered: W and/or S]
Prereq: PSYCH 261; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 390, 394, 396, 398; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 393 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008000
Research in Developmental Psychology
Current research methods and procedures employed in developmental research are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered F]
Prereq: PSYCH 211; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 389, 395, 397, 399; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 394 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008001
Research in Cognition and Perception
Current topics in the study of cognitive and perceptual processes including research methods and procedures are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered: W and/or S]
Prereq: PSYCH 207; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 390, 392 (taken Spring 2009 or later), 396, 398; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 395 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008002
Research in Social Psychology
Current research methods and procedures employed in social psychology research are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered F]
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 389, 393, 397, 399; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 396 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008003
Research in Behavioural Neuroscience
Students learn about research in behavioural neuroscience in a hands-on, laboratory atmosphere with an emphasis on comparative and evolutionary approaches to understanding brain-behaviour relations. Projects include neuroanatomical methods and observation of behaviour using a variety of analytic methods. [Offered: W and/or S]
Prereq: PSYCH 261; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 390, 392 (taken Spring 2009 or later), 394, 398; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 397 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008004
Research in Personality and Clinical Psychology
Current research methods and procedures employed in personality and/or clinical psychology research are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered F]
Prereq: PSYCH 257/257R or 323R; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 389, 393, 395, 399; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 398 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008005
Research in Memory
Current topics in the study of memory including research methods and procedures are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered: W and/or S]
Prereq: PSYCH 207 or 261; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 390, 392 (taken Spring 2009 or later), 394, 396; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 398R RDG 0.50Course ID: 008006
Independent Study
An independent in-depth study of a selected area of concern to the student within the discipline of psychology. Available to individuals or small groups of third- or fourth-year Social Development Studies majors and arranged with one of the faculty members from the program.
[Note: Normally, a student may take only two of the Independent Studies courses, SDS 398R, 399R; PSYCH 398R, 399R; SOCWK 398R, 399R; SOC 398R, 399R.]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Social Development Studies students
Offered at Renison University College

PSYCH 399 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 011678
Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Current research methods and procedures employed in industrial/organizational psychology are covered. Activities may include research proposals, group and/or individual projects (e.g., 'hands on' lab experience and data collection), research reports, critiques of published and proposed research, individual and/or group presentations. [Offered F]
Prereq: One of PSYCH 220R, 238/338,253/253R,339,AFM 280,MSCI 211; Level at least 3A Honours PSYCH or Make-Up PSYCH students; Psych average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 389,393,395,397; Psychology Research Intensive Specialization

PSYCH 399R RDG 0.50Course ID: 008007
Independent Study
An independent in-depth study of a selected area of concern to the student within the discipline of psychology. Available to individuals or small groups of third- or fourth-year Social Development Studies majors and arranged with one of the faculty members from the program.
[Note: Normally, a student may take only two of the Independent Studies courses, SDS 398R, 399R; PSYCH 398R, 399R; SOCWK 398R, 399R; SOC 398R, 399R.]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Social Development Studies students
Offered at Renison University College

PSYCH 400s


PSYCH 420 LAB,SEM 0.50Course ID: 013342
An Introduction to Computational Neuroscience Methods
This course gives students with either a limited computational or psychology background a gentle introduction to computational neuroscience. The course involves a series of lectures and computational exercises and concludes with an in-class presentation. Programming exercises can be completed with either Excel or a computer language of the student's choice.
Prereq: Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or permission of instructor; Psychology average at least 74%

PSYCH 439 DIS,SEM 0.50Course ID: 012754
Negotiation in the Workplace: Theory and Practice
This course addresses planning, motivation, communication, information exchange, influence, relationships, emotion, and reaching objectives in a diverse array of interdependent decision making contexts. Topics include distributive and integrative negotiations, coalitions, negotiating on teams, dispute resolution, and multi-party negotiations. Course format is experiential learning and attendance is required.
[Note: In addition to the textbook, there will be a material fee for negotiation cases.]
Prereq: One of PSYCH 238/338, AFM 280, MSCI 211, SCBUS 225; Level at least 3A.
Antireq: PACS 323/LS 319

PSYCH 444R SEM 0.50Course ID: 015059
Psychological Interventions
This course reviews research showing how brief, non-invasive, low-cost, social psychological treatments can have small but significant benefits months and years later. Topics include school-based interventions, health interventions, psychological well-being interventions, prejudice-reduction interventions, when and why interventions can fail, and the theories behind how interventions work.
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; SDS/ISS 250R or PSYCH 292; SDS/ISS 251R or PSYCH 291; Level at least 3A.
Antireq: PSYCH 449R prior to Winter 2016; PSYCH 450R taught Winter 2012
Also offered Online

PSYCH 447 SEM 0.50Course ID: 012715
Seminar in Cognitive Science
An interdisciplinary discussion of central issues concerned with mind and intelligence, such as representation, meaning, inference and consciousness.
Prereq: PHIL/PSYCH 256
(Cross-listed with PHIL 447)

PSYCH 448R SEM 0.50Course ID: 014379
Close Relationships
This course focuses on the life cycle of close adult relationships, ranging from the stages of initial attraction and development of an attachment, to growth and maintenance of the relationship, to conflict and dissolution. Seminars discuss contemporary theory and research with an emphasis on understanding the basic processes involved in intimate relationships.
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; SDS/ISS 250R or PSYCH 292; SDS/ISS 251R or PSYCH 291; Level at least 3A.
Antireq: PSYCH 450R taken in W'10, W'13; PSYCH 455 taken in F'05, W'07, W'09, F'11 (sec 001), F'13 (sec 001), W'15; PSYCH 459

PSYCH 450R SEM 0.50Course ID: 013096
Senior Seminar in Special Topics
Senior seminars may include weekly readings, individual and/or group projects, class presentations and discussions, research proposals, essays/literature reviews, assignments, midterms, and final exams. Consult departmental listings for topics and prerequisites for the current year.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of three times.]
Prereq: 1.0 unit of PSYCH; Level at least 3A

PSYCH 451 SEM 0.50Course ID: 015015
Honours Seminar - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
This seminar addresses issues in child/adolescent psychopathology such as mood/anxiety disorders, conduct disorder, psychosis, eating disorders, Tourette's Syndrome, and severe behavioural problems. Emphasis is on theories and research concerning social-emotional functioning, diagnosis, therapy, and socio-cultural contexts. The course also considers challenges and barriers encountered when raising and teaching children/adolescents with a mental illness.
Prereq: PSYCH 317; Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology only; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 463 taken Fall 2012, Winter 2014 (section 002), Fall 2014

PSYCH 453 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008019
Honours Seminar in Developmental Psychology
Topics reflect current issues in developmental psychology. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: PSYCH 211; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 454 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008027
Honours Seminar in Educational Psychology
Topics reflect current issues in educational psychology. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
Prereq: PSYCH 212/212R; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391
Offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 455 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008035
Honours Seminar in Social Psychology
Topics reflect current issues in social psychology. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: PSYCH 253/253R or 220R; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 457 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008049
Honours Seminar in Personality and Clinical Psychology
Topics reflect current issues in personality and clinical psychology. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: PSYCH 257/257R or 323R; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 458 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008060
Honours Seminar in Cognition
Topics reflect current issues in cognitive psychology. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: PSYCH 207; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 459 SEM 0.50Course ID: 015062
Honours Seminar - Close Relationships
This course covers social psychological theories of close relationships with emphasis on reading and discussion of original empirical articles. Topics may include attraction, partner selection, trust and power, attachment, communications, conflict, intimacy, and relationship maintenance and dissolution. Student roles include presenting articles, leading discussions, and submitting a written research proposal.
Prereq: PSYCH 354/354R or (PSYCH 253/253R and SMF 306); Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology; Psych average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391.
Antireq: PSYCH 448R; PSYCH 450R taken W'10 or W'13; PSYCH 455 taken F'11 (sec 001), F'13 (sec 001) , W'15
Also offered at St. Jerome's University

PSYCH 461 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008065
Honours Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience
Topics reflect the research interests of faculty members, for example, cognitive neuropsychology, visual neuroscience, and hemispheric specialization. Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: PSYCH 261; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 462 SEM 0.50Course ID: 008073
Honours Seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Consult the departmental listings for the upcoming topics. Content may involve personnel (e.g., employee selection and appraisal) and/or organizational topics (groups/teams, justice, leadership, motivation, organizational culture or organizational change). Activities may include oral presentations, class discussions, individual and/or group projects, and written assignments.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Prereq: One of PSYCH 238/338, AFM 280, MSCI 211; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 463 SEM 0.50Course ID: 010160
Honours Seminar in Special Topics
Honours seminars may include weekly readings, individual and/or group projects, class discussions, research proposals, one or two essays/literature reviews, weekly assignments, one or two midterms, and final exams. Consult departmental listings for topics and topic-specific prerequisites for the current year.
[Note: This is a repeatable course, subject to different content; it may be completed a total of four times.]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 464 PRA 0.50Course ID: 008094
Advanced Research Apprenticeship
This course involves an unpaid apprenticeship of 96 hours in a faculty member's research lab in the Department of Psychology. Apprenticeship hours will be completed before the end of the lecture period for the term of enrolment. Students will be assigned duties that will enable them to advance their understanding of the research process. Course application forms are available on the Psychology undergraduate website. Grading is on a credit/no credit basis. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course. [Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: PSYCH 391; one of PSYCH 389, 390, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 483 or 484; Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students.

PSYCH 465 LAB,PRA,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008096
Applied Apprenticeship
For Psychology majors interested in a career in applied psychology. The course involves an unpaid apprenticeship in an industrial, medical, government, or other applied setting combined with regular seminar meetings. The apprenticeship will require a volunteer commitment of 60 hours during the lecture period. The course is offered on a credit/no credit basis. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course. Course application forms are available at the Psychology undergraduate website. [Offered: W]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: PSYCH 291 and 292; Level at least 3A Psychology Majors; Psychology average at least 75%.
Antireq: PSYCH 467

PSYCH 466 PRA,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008097
Emergent Literacy
Emergent literacy refers to the knowledge and skills children acquire from birth on through the preschool years that are important to the development of literacy (reading and writing). Students will learn about emergent literacy via a once-weekly seminar component and a once-weekly unpaid practicum placement at a local elementary public school where students will have the opportunity to read one-on-one with children who are at the beginning stages of reading. The practicum component will involve a commitment of up to 30 hours during the formal lecture period. Students wishing to enter the course must obtain a police check prior to the second week of classes. Transportation to the apprenticeship/volunteer setting is the student's responsibility. Please review the course application form for information on safety for students on unpaid work placement and insurance responsibilities. Course application forms and further details are available on the Psychology undergraduate website. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: PSYCH 211, 212/212R, 291, 292; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Four-Year General Psychology students; Psychology average of at least 75%

PSYCH 467 PRA,SEM 0.50Course ID: 012756
Human Resources Apprenticeship
For Psychology majors and Human Resources Management students interested in a career in Human Resources. The course involves an unpaid apprenticeship in a human resources setting combined with regular seminar meetings. The apprenticeship will require a volunteer commitment of 60 hours during the lecture period. The course is offered on a credit/no credit basis. Paid or volunteer positions that are obtained outside the context of this course are not eligible for credit in this course. Course application forms are available at the Psychology undergraduate website. [Offered: W]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: HRM 200; one of PSYCH 238/338, 339, 340; one of HRM 301, 303, 305, 307; Psychology Majors and Human Resources Management students; HRM average at least 70%.
Antireq: PSYCH 465

PSYCH 470 LEC 0.50Course ID: 015168
Special Topics in Applied Psychology
Topics cover practical applications of theory and research in one or more of the six areas of psychology. Consult departmental listings for upcoming topics. Topics may include applications of psychology to health, well-being, law, education, policy analysis, management, marketing, regulation, systems design, community organizing, conflict resolution, and/or communications.
Prereq: PSYCH 211, 257/257R, 291, 292; PSYCH 207 or 261; PSYCH 238/338 or 253/253R; Level at least 3A Psychology majors or Make-Up Psychology.
Antireq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 480 RDG 0.50Course ID: 008098
Directed Studies - Elective
The student will conduct an extensive literature review and write a major essay/critique of the literature under the supervision of a faculty member selected by the student. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Psychology majors; Level at least 3A; Psychology average at least 75%

PSYCH 481 RDG 0.50Course ID: 011169
Directed Studies - Natural Science Advanced Psych
The student will conduct an extensive literature review under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements will include writing a major essay/critique of a topic in a natural science area of psychology. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Psychology majors; Level at least 3A; Psychology average at least 75%

PSYCH 482 RDG 0.50Course ID: 011170
Directed Studies - Social Science Advanced Psych
The student will conduct an extensive literature review under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements will include writing a major essay/critique of a topic in a social science area of psychology. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Psychology majors; Level at least 3A; Psychology average at least 75%

PSYCH 483 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 011171
Directed Studies - Natural Science Research
The student conducts an empirical research project in a natural science area of psychology under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements include writing a report of the research carried out. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 75%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 484 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 011172
Directed Studies - Social Science Research
The student conducts a research project in a social science area of psychology under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements include writing a report of the research carried out. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 75%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 485 RDG,SEM 0.50Course ID: 011173
Directed Studies - Seminar
The student conducts an extensive literature review under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements include writing a major essay/critique of the literature, and doing an oral presentation. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than 3 of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F,W,S]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 75%.
Coreq: PSYCH 391

PSYCH 486 RDG 0.50Course ID: 012281
Directed Studies - Advanced Statistics
The student conducts an extensive study of advanced statistical techniques under the supervision of a faculty member. Course requirements normally include assessment of competency through examination. The course application form must include a detailed course plan including the method of evaluation.
[Note: Normally students will take no more than three of PSYCH 480-486. Offered: F, W]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: PSYCH 391; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 75%

PSYCH 490R ESS 0.50Course ID: 013100
Special Studies
An independent, in-depth study, based on empirical research and/or extensive reading in psychology under the direction of individual instructors in psychology at Renison University College. Available to individuals or small groups of fourth-year Social Development Studies majors and arranged with one of the faculty members from the plan. The project must be approved by the academic supervisor of the course prior to registration.
[Note: Normally, a student may only take two of the following: PSYCH 490R, SOC 490R, SOCWK 490R, SDS/ISS 490R, SDS/ISS 499A and SDS/ISS 499B.]
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A

PSYCH 492 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 010123
Psychological Measurement: Foundations of Research and Practice
Students learn how to develop reliable and valid measures of psychological constructs (e.g., self-esteem, mind wandering), and study and apply advanced analytic procedures (e.g., regression, factor analysis). This course is foundational for graduate studies in all six areas of psychology, and for applied jobs in business, clinical, and educational settings.
Prereq: PSYCH 391; Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%

PSYCH 493 LAB,PRJ,SEM 0.50Course ID: 015310
Data Analysis and Graphing in R
The course aims to make students effective, autonomous users of R, a statistics software program with graphical applications and utility in many careers. Students learn to code syntax, analyze, and graph data using R. Each student conducts an R-based data analysis project of particular interest to them.
Prereq: PSYCH 391; Level at least 3A Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; Psychology average at least 74%

PSYCH 499A DIS,PRJ 0.50Course ID: 008105
Honours Thesis - Part 1
Under supervision of a faculty member students normally will review literature, design a study, present an oral research proposal, collect data, and write a scholarly report of the project. Students may choose to begin PSYCH 499 in their 3B or 4A term.
[Note: No more than two of PSYCH 499A/499B/499C may be taken in one term. A grade for PSYCH 499A and 499B will be submitted only after completion of 499C. Further details are available in the Honours Thesis Handbook. Offered: F,W,S]
Prereq: PSYCH 391; one of PSYCH 389, 390, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 483, 484; Honours Psychology or Make-up Psychology students; cumulative Psychology average of 82%

PSYCH 499B PRJ,SEM 0.50Course ID: 008106
Honours Thesis - Part 2
Continuation of PSYCH 499A
Prereq: Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology students with a cumulative average of 75% in Psychology .
Coreq: PSYCH 499A

PSYCH 499C PRJ 0.50Course ID: 008107
Honours Thesis - Part 3
Continuation of PSYCH 499A/B.
Prereq: PSYCH 499A; Honours Psychology or Make-Up Psychology students with a cumulative average of 75% in Psychology.
Coreq: PSYCH 499B