Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Computer Science and Psychology: Computation and Cognitive Neuroscience Stream

The Honours BSc Computer Science and Psychology: Computation and Cognitive Neuroscience Stream program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits (20.5 credits if MA110* taken), including at least 6.0 senior Computer Science credits and at least 7.5 senior Psychology credits . The program must contain the following:

Required Courses:
CP104, CP114, CP120/PC120, CP213, CP216, CP217, CP312, CP317, CP386, CP363, CP414, CP467, CP468 and at least 1.0 senior CP credits;
PS101 and PS102 (or PS100*), PS260, PS262, PS263, PS295, PS296, PS360, PS362, PS390, PS394, PS395, PS460, PS462, PS499* (or 1.0 credit of 300 or 400-level PS courses); either PS270 or PS275;
MA110* (or MA103), MA121, MA122, MA238; PC131 (or PC141), PC132 (or PC142);
A minimum of 0.5 credit from Curriculum Division A
A minimum of 0.5 non-PS credit from Curriculum Division B

Additional Information
 
Notes

  1. Progression to Year 2 requires a GPA of at least 4.00 in CP104 and CP114, a GPA of at least 6.00 in PS101 and PS102 (or PS100*), and an overall GPA of at least 5.0. For progression to subsequent years, the cumulative GPA must be at least 4.00 in CP courses, at least 6.0 in PS courses, and at least 5.00 overall; for graduation, the cumulative GPA must be at least 4.00 in CP courses, at least 7.00 in PS courses and at least 5.00 overall.
  2. The senior CP electives must include at least 1.0 credit at the 400 level.
  3. For students considering graduate studies, it is recommended that a thesis (PS499* or CP493/CP494) be taken in Year 4. Students wishing to take PS499* are advised that this is a limited enrolment course; students must apply during the winter term of Year 3 to Psychology to take this course. Refer to the course description for application details.
  4. The following is a suggested schedule within which all program requirements can be fulfilled. If students take MA103 instead of MA110*, it is recommended that they complete CP120 in the Winter term of Year 1.