Courses for AY 2018-2019

This page lists the courses in the Psychology major planned for the academic year. For more details on each course, please see the full list of Psychology courses.

Colour key:
Pre-requisite for Psychology Major
Capstone (required for major only)
Elective
Core psychology course: Highly recommended for those interested in a practitioners Master’s degree (e.g. clinical psychology, educational psychology).* 

Semester 1
YSS2201, Understanding Behaviour and Cognition* (2 sections), Liu
YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Keng
YSC2231, Foundations of Neuroscience, Mathuru (cross-listed from Life Sciences)
YSS3219, Developmental Psychology, Cheung
YSS3203, Behavioral Economics, Riambau (cross-listed from Economics)
YSS3263, Emotions and Politics, Tarnopolsky (cross-listed from PPE)
YSS4202, Goals and Motivation, O’Keefe
YSS4240, Advanced Clinical Psychology, Keng
YSS4102, Psychology Capstone Project

Semester 2
YSS2201, Understanding Behaviour and Cognition* (2 sections), Cheung
YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Yip

YSS3216, Cognitive Psychology, Asplund
YSS3252, Lab in Applying Psychology to Public Policy, Liu
YSS3285, Organizational Psychology, Yip
YSS4206A, Topics in Psychology: Moral Judgements, Powell
YSS4206B, Topics in Psychology: Love in An Age of Technology, Liu
YSS4102, Psychology Capstone Project

 

*It’s wise to: Take a course in each of the core psychology areas (social, developmental, abnormal, cognitive, and biological). Take more psychology courses than the major requires (>6 electives).

*Understanding Behaviour and Cognition will be renamed Introduction to Psychology beginning August 2020.