Department of Psychology

Department of

Psychology

Department of

Psychology

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Undergraduate Degree Programs in Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers the following degree plans:

 Psychology Plans:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology, Major
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology, Medial
  • Bachelor of Arts (General) Psychology, Minor

Specialization: Biology-Psychology:  

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biology-Psychology

NOTE: Details of the above plans are found on the Degree Plan Requirements page.

First-Year at Queen's

Students apply for a Psychology degree plan at the end of first-year at Queen's.  Plan thresholds change from year to year. Thresholds can be found on the Arts and Science Plan Selection Page. The Department of Psychology offers both a Psychology Arts degree plan and a Psychology Science degree plan. Students completing the Science plan must complete a Psychology Lab and 12.0 units in Supporting Science courses.

To be considered for a Psychology Arts or Science plan, students are expected to take the following course in first year:

  • PSYC 100/6.0 – Principles of Psychology

Note: Students in a Bachelor of Science Honours program must complete 12.0 units from  Supporting Science Courses (BIOL,CHEM,MATH,PHYS or CISC)

To be considered for the Biology-Psychology Specialization, students are expected to take the following courses in first year:

  • PSYC 100/6.0 – Principles of Psychology
  • BIOL 102/3.0 - Introductory Biology of Cells
  • BIOL 103/3.0 - Introductory Biology of Organisms