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Psychology (BA)


 brantford | Also available in waterloo

Develop a solid understanding of why people think, feel and behave in the ways that they do.

In our Psychology program, you will learn the principles of human behaviour and the roles that genetics, personality, social factors, external environments and cultural differences have in influencing these behaviours.

 


Program Highlights

  • Psychology students participate in Community Service-Learning (CSL) placements, where you volunteer at a service organizations within the Brantford community, such as a soup kitchen or a facility for children.
  • Our professors are accomplished researchers and teachers who are excited to give you the education you need to pursue your goals.
  • You can take a direct-entry Forensic Psychology Specialization to enhance your degree.

Sample Courses

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Clinical Psychology

Requirements

  • Minimum admission range of mid 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of mid 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • One of the following: 3M Functions, 3U Functions & Relations or any 4U Mathematics at 60%.
  • English calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Criminology
  • Youth and Children's Studies
  • Health Studies
  • Forensic Psychology Specialization

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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