Courses for AY 2020-2021

This page lists the courses in the Psychology major for academic year 2020-2021.

Colour key:
Required course for the Psychology Major and Minor (the Capstone is also required for Majors)
Lab course
Elective – those indicated with a star (*) are “core” courses. For those considering practitioner degrees (Masters in clinical or educational psychology), it may be helpful to take a course in each core area (social, developmental, abnormal, cognitive, and biological) and to take more courses than the major requires.

 

Semester 1
YSS2201, Introduction to Psychology (previously called Understanding Behaviour and Cognition), Liu 

YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Yip

YSS3214*, Abnormal Psychology, Keng

YSS3279, Lab in Social Psychology, O’Keefe

YSS4202, Goals and Motivation, O’Keefe
YSS4206C, Topics in Psychology: The Pursuit of Happiness, Yip
YSS4240, Advanced Clinical Psychology, Keng
YSS4102, Psychology Capstone Project

 

Semester 2
YSS2201, Introduction to Psychology (previously called Understanding Behaviour and Cognition), Liu
YSS2216, Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology, Prasad 
YSS3215*, Cognitive Psychology, Asplund
YSS3203, Behavioural Economics, Zhang (cross-listed from Economics)
YSS3235, Animal Behavior, Pohl (cross-listed from Life Sciences)
YSS3263, Emotions and Politics, Tarnopolsky (cross-listed from PPE)
YSS3278*, Social Psychology, O’Keefe
YSS3279, Lab in Social Psychology, O’Keefe
YSS3317, Adolescent Development, Lee
YSS4261, Psychological Anthropology, Lau (cross-listed from Anthropology)
YSS4263, Psychological Therapies, Pooh
YSS4264, Psychology of Social Conformity, Kim
YSS4102, Psychology Capstone Project