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The Minor in Psychology complements students' professional studies in a wide range of disciplines and broadens their career preparation. Students acquire an understanding and application of the basic principles of psychology.

Administered by: Department of Psychology

Exclusions: This minor is not available to students in the following programs:


To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:

Required courses (2):

PSY 102 Introduction to Psychology I
  (or PSY 105 Perspectives in Psychology)
PSY 202 Introduction to Psychology II

Plus four (4) courses from the following:

PSY 108 Applied Problem Solving
PSY 124 Social Psychology
PSY 209 Industrial Psychology
PSY 214 Psychopharmacology
PSY 215 Psychology of Addictions
PSY 217 Psychology and Design
PSY 300 Psychology and Law
PSY 302 Child Development
PSY 304 Psychology of Gender
PSY 308 Psychology of Thinking
PSY 324 Biological Psychology
PSY 325 Psychological Disorders
PSY 335 Clinical Psychology
PSY 402 Adult Development
PSY 412 Human Brain Circuitry
PSY 434 Brain and Behaviour
PSY 504 Social Psychology
PSY 505 Personality Theory
PSY 514 Sensory and Perceptual Processes
PSY 518 Environmental Psychology
PSY 535 Gender Issues in Psychology
PSY 544 Evolutionary Psychology
PSY 550 Human Sexuality
PSY 560 Sport, Exercise, and Performance
PSY 602 Developmental Psychopathology
PSY 605 Psychology of Health and Health Care
PSY 606 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 607 Drugs and Human Behaviour
PSY 614 Psychology of Sport
PSY 615 The Psychology of Belief and Skepticism
PSY 620 Psychology of Immigration
PSY 621 Psychology of Human Sexuality
PSY 622 The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
PSY 654 Cognitive Psychology
PSY 682 Sleep
PSY 701 The Psychology of Music
PSY 706 Personal Growth and Positive Psychology
PSY 707 Models of Stress and Adaptation
PSY 712 Human Memory
PSY 713 Psychology of Perception
PSY 714 Visual Information Processing
PSY 721 Psychological Testing
PSY 802 Death, Dying and Bereavement
PSY 805 Adjustment, Stress and Coping
PSY 806 Behaviour Modification
PSY 807 Psychology of Prejudice
PSY 808 Community Psychology
PSY 813 Psychology of Art and Creativity
PSY 814 Principles of Aesthetic Production
PSY 940 Prejudice and Discrimination
PSY 941 Cross Cultural Psychology

Please see Senate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.