Psychology involves the scientific study of behaviour and experience, including thinking, feeling and action. We study the neuroscience of the human and animal brain to learn about human behaviour – for example, how languages are learned, how memory works, why some people crave narcotics, or how the brain develops.
The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology program at our Waterloo campus is structured to ensure that students are exposed to the breadth of content that exists within both psychology and neuroscience, while still permitting sufficient flexibility for students to pursue their own particular interests.
We offer two different streams in our BSc degree: comprehensive and research specialist.
You can combine this program with Computer Science and earn a BSc in Computer Science and Psychology, or with Biology and earn a BSc in Biology and Psychology. We also offer a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
What can you do with a degree in Psychology? Lots. Psychology majors often find employment in government agencies, the health and pharmaceutical industry, not-for-profit organizations, and a number of other areas in the private sector and government. With further education, you can also pursue careers in:
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