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PSYC 501 Honours Thesis

PSYC 501  Honours Thesis  Units: 9.00  

Each student will, under supervision, formulate and present an original research proposal involving the collection and analysis of data, carry it out, and submit a thesis based on the results. Proposals must be approved by relevant Ethics Review committees. This course is optional for students completing a major in psychology but all students are advised that admission to a graduate program in psychology normally requires the completion of an honours thesis.
NOTE Students whose research involves the care and/or handling of animals must also complete the Introductory Animal Care Course and if required the appropriate Animal Use workshops through the Office of the University Veterinarian.

Learning Hours: 365 (9 Seminar, 6 Tutorial, 350 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite ([A minimum grade of C+ in PSYC 302/3.0] and [a minimum GPA of 2.60 in PSYC 202/3.0; PSYC 203/3.0; PSYC 301/3.0; PSYC 302/3.0] and [a GPA of 3.30 in PSYC] and permission of Department).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


Head of Department: Kate Harkness Departmental Office: Humphrey Hall, Room 232 Departmental Telephone: 613-533-2874