Psychology involves the scientific study of behaviour and experience, including thinking, feeling and action. We study psychology to learn about human behaviour: how languages are learned, why some people crave narcotics or how to promote healthy child development.
The Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) 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.
You can earn a BSc Psychology in one of two streams:
The Honours BSc Psychology program is a comprehensive degree that offers students a broad introduction to the science side of psychology and its relation to the other natural sciences. We study the behaviour of humans and animals to learn what determines human behaviour. For example, how languages are learned, how memory works and how some people crave narcotics.
The new program, an honours BSc in Psychology and Neuroscience combines both the science of behaviour and the study of the structure and function of human and animal nervous systems. In senior courses, students receive hands-on, practical experience with cognitive and behavioural neuroscience research.
You can also combine your BSc in Psychology to earn a degree in:
We also offer a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
These are a few of the many popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:
Check out other options to enhance your degree.
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