Department of Psychology

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Current Students

All students begin their education in psychology at Queen's by taking PSYC 100 Principles of Psychology. This introduction survey of basic areas of psychology include perception, cognition, learning and motivation and their biological substrata. Also reviewed are child development, individual differences, social psychology and behaviour disorders. This survey course is required for students who wish to pursue undergraduate degrees in psychology.

Undergraduate Resources

Academic Advising
Faculty of Arts & Science

Do you have questions about psychology courses, research labs, volunteering or grad school? Using QChaT, you could book an appointment to LIVE CHAT with a psychology graduate student about anything you want! Visit the Mentors page, choose a graduate student who matches your interests, and book a chat. Get the answers you need from the ones who’ve experienced it all.

The Writing Centre (a unit of Student Academic Success Services):
The Writing Centre offers free one-to-one consultations, specialized support for English language learners, group workshops, and other resources directly to students.

Learning Strategies:
As an academic support service, the Learning Strategies office helps to “fine tune” the skills of high achieving students, and enhance the skills of students trying to reach their academic potential.

Queen's Learning Commons:
The QLC provides resources, workshops and seminars, and one-on-one professional consultations for students who want to enhance or develop skills.

Student Wellness Services (SWS):
Provides a welcoming, confidential and integrated service that is responsive to the needs of students.
Contact them here.

Career Services
Weekly Events/Workshops
Drop-in Career Advising
Featured Employers

Track Your Degree Requirements:
Visit our Degree Plan Requirements page