Courses for AY 2019-2020

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)
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*, Cheung
YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Keng
YSS3214, Abnormal Psychology, Keng
YSS3249, Human Neuroscience, Asplund
YSS4206C, Topics in Psychology: The Pursuit of Happiness, Yip
YSS4102, Psychology Capstone Project

Semester 2
YSS2201, Understanding Behaviour and Cognition*, Asplund
YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Yip
YSS3214, Abnormal Psychology, Keng
YSS3219, Developmental Psychology, Cheung
YSS3278, Social Psychology, O’Keefe
YSS3279, Lab in Social Psychology, O’Keefe
YSS3285, Organizational Psychology, Yip

YSS3298, The Mental Lives of Infants and Animals, Wynn
YSS4230, Psychology of Mindfulness, Keng
YSS4231, Parenting and Child Development, Cheung
YSS4255, The Origins of Morality and Bigotry, Wynn
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