Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
Canadian Excellence


The Psychology Department offers four single honours programs:
Honours BSc Psychology Comprehensive Program
Honours BSc Psychology Research Specialist Program
Honours BA Psychology Comprehensive Program
Honours BA Psychology Research Specialist Program

Two joint honours program options are available as well:
Honours BSc Biology and Psychology program
Honours BA Psychology in Combination with another Honours BA Program.

Programs descriptions are given below and also consult the Psychology Department and the Psychology website for additional information about each program.

Department Information on this page

Full-Time Faculty

Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
PS100 Introduction to Psychology 1.0
PS222 Behaviour Modification 0.5
PS240-245 Special Topics 0.5
PS260 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology 0.5
PS261 Introduction to Learning 0.5
PS262 Sensory Processes and Perception 0.5
PS263 Biopsychology 0.5
PS264 Motivation and Emotion 0.5
PS270 Social Psychology 0.5
PS271 Personality 0.5
PS272 Group Processes 0.5
PS275 Developmental Psychology I: Infancy and Childhood [1] 0.5
PS276 Developmental Psychology II: Adolescence and Young Adulthood 0.5
PS277 Developmental Psychology III: Adults and Elders 0.5
PS280 Abnormal Psychology 0.5
PS282 Community Psychology 0.5
PS283 Educational Psychology 0.5
PS284 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 0.5
PS285 Health Psychology 0.5
PS286 Sport Psychology 0.5
PS287 Psychology of Gender 0.5
PS288 Drama and Human Development 0.5
PS291 Introduction to Research Methods [2] 0.5
PS292 Introduction to Statistics 0.5
PS295 Introduction to Research Methods [3] 0.5
PS296 Introduction to Statistics 0.5
PS330-345 Special Topics 0.5
PS360 Research in Cognitive Psychology 0.5
PS361 Research in Learning 0.5
PS362 Research in Perception 0.5
PS363 Research in Biopsychology 0.5
PS366 Introduction to Psycholinguistics 0.5
PS370 Research in Social Psychology 0.5
PS374 Applied Social Psychology 0.5
PS375 Research in Developmental Psychology 0.5
PS379 Psychology of Exceptional Children, Youth and Adults 0.5
PS381 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 0.5
PS382 Research in Community Psychology 0.5
PS390 History of Psychology 0.5
PS394 Linear Models 0.5
PS395 Analysis of Variance 0.5
PS397 Psychological Measurement and Testing 0.5
PS398 Qualitative Methods in Psychology 0.5
PS460 Seminar in Cognitive Psychology 0.5
PS461 Seminar in Learning 0.5
PS462 Seminar in Perception 0.5
PS463 Seminar in Biopsychology 0.5
PS465 Seminar in Human Neuropsychology 0.5
PS470 Seminar in Social Psychology 0.5
PS475 Seminar in Developmental Psychology 0.5
PS480 Seminar in Personality and Abnormal Psychology 0.5
PS482 Seminar in Community Psychology 0.5
PS490 Directed Studies 0.5
PS499 Thesis 1.0

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Editorial Change: Nipissing BEd NU2020 course exclusion deleted; Sept 5, 2008.

  2. Senate May 29, 2008: PS291 Exclusion added; effective Sept 1, 2008.

  3. Senate May 29, 2008: PS295 Exclusion added; effective Sept 1, 2008.