Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN PSYCHOLOGY - BSc
Faculty of Social Science - Psychology



Admission Requirements


Enrolment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Students who wish to enter the Honors Specialization in Psychology - BSc module after Year 1 must have completed the following first-year requirements with no failures, and have a minimum average of 75% in 3.0 principal courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%:

1.0 course from: Psychology 1000.
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413, Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.
1.0 course from: Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B.
1.0 course from: Chemistry 1301A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, Computer Science 1025A/B, Computer Science 1026A/B, Computer Science 1027A/B, Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1301A/B, Physics 1302A/B, Physics 1501A/B and Physics 1502A/B, or the former Chemistry 1100A/B or the former Chemistry 1200B.
1.0 option.

The principal courses include Psychology, the Mathematics/Calculus/Statistical Science course and one of the other science courses.

Students who wish to enter the Honors Specialization - BSc after Years 2 and 3 must have a minimum cumulative average of 75% or cumulative average in their last 10.0 courses of 75%, with no mark below 60% in the module courses.  Moreover, a minimum of 60% is needed in each of the 3.0 first-year principal courses, as listed in the module Admission Requirements above.

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

2.0 courses: Psychology 2800E, Psychology 2810.
1.0 course from: Psychology 2115A/B, Psychology 2134A/B, Psychology 2135A/B, Psychology 2210A/B, Psychology 2220A/B, Psychology 2221A/B.
1.0 course from: Psychology 2300-2799.
0.5 course: Psychology 3800F/G.
0.5 Research course from: Psychology 3184F/G, Psychology 3185F/G, Psychology 3285F/G, Psychology 3485F/G.
1.0 course from: Psychology 3300-3899.
1.0 course from: Psychology 3130A/B, Psychology 3138F/G, Psychology 3139A/B, Psychology 3140F/G, Psychology 3209F/G, Psychology 3221F/G, Psychology 3224A/B, Psychology 3225A/B, Psychology 3226A/B, Psychology 3228A/B, Psychology 3230F/G, Psychology 3440F/G, Psychology 3441F/G, Psychology 3442F/G, Psychology 3443F/G, Psychology 3444F/G, the former Psychology 3223F/G.
0.5 course from: Psychology 4100-4995.
0.5 course from: Psychology 2000-4999.
1.0 course from Science/Basic Medical Sciences-approved list numbered 2100 or above (see additional science requirement below).
1.0 course: Psychology 4850E, Psychology 4851E.

Note: To fulfill the BSc requirements within the Honors Specialization in Psychology - BSc module, 6.0 of the Psychology courses must be selected from the following list: Psychology 2115A/B, Psychology 2134A/B, Psychology 2135A/B, Psychology 2210A/B, Psychology 2220A/B, Psychology 2221A/B, Psychology 2800E, Psychology 2810, Psychology 3130A/B, Psychology 3138F/G, Psychology 3139A/B, Psychology 3140F/G, Psychology 3141F/G, Psychology 3184F/G, Psychology 3185F/G, Psychology 3195F/G, Psychology 3209F/G, Psychology 3221F/G, Psychology 3224A/B, Psychology 3225A/B, Psychology 3226A/B, Psychology 3228A/B, Psychology 3230F/G, Psychology 3285F/G, Psychology 3295F/G, Psychology 3440F/G, Psychology 3441F/G, Psychology 3442F/G, Psychology 3443F/G, Psychology 3444F/G, Psychology 3485F/G, Psychology 3800F/G, Psychology 4195F/G, Psychology 4222F/G, Psychology 4223F/G, Psychology 4224F/G, Psychology 4290F/G, Psychology 4295F/G, Psychology 4851E, the former Psychology 3223F/G, the former Psychology 4190F/G.

Also, in order to satisfy graduation requirements for an Honors Bachelor of Science degree, students are required to take, outside the Psychology Honors Specialization BSc. module, an additional 1.0 course in Science/Basic Medical Science at the 2100-level or higher from the Faculty of Science; this course may be an option or part of another module (see Graduation Regulations for Honors Degrees - additional requirements for the Honors Bachelor of Science). This 1.0 course is in addition to the 1.0 Science/Medical Science course required within the Psychology Honors Specialization BSc. Module.

 


Progression


Progression Requirements
Students who are enrolled in the BSc Honors Specialization must maintain a minimum modular average of 75% with all module course marks 60% or above to progress in the module.