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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


What is Psychology?

Psychology involves the scientific study of behaviour and experience, including thinking, feeling and action. We study psychology to learn about human behaviour, including: individual variations in sensation, how languages are learned, and why some people crave narcotics.

About the Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology program at our Waterloo campus is structured to ensure that you are exposed to the breadth of content that exists within the natural, life and social science areas of psychology, while permitting sufficient flexibility for you to pursue your own particular interests within these areas.

This program prepares you for a career or further training in a variety of fields that have a science basis.

Experiential Learning Activities

This program allows you to pursue a number of experiential learning activities, such as:

  • applied community research
  • Community Service-Learning courses
  • LaunchPad program
  • research labs

Other Degree Options

You can also combine your BSc in Psychology to earn a degree in:

In addition to our BSc in Psychology degree, we also offer a Bachelor of Science Psychology and Neuroscience and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

"Psychology at Laurier provided me with multiple opportunities for growth and multiple opportunities to get involved. I took some fascinating classes and was taught by some amazing professors. The best experiences in my undergraduate degree were given to me by the Psychology department."

– Leah P. (BA ’18)

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