Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

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 Honours Specialization in Psychology - BA 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, including the following psychology and mathematics courses, plus 1.0 additional course, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%:

1.0 course from: Psychology 1000 or Psychology 1002A/B AND Psychology 1003A/B.
0.5 course: Data Science 1000A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1228A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, the former Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.  

Mathematics 1228A/B is recommended.

Students who wish to enter the Honours Specialization – BA 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

9.0 courses:

1.0 course(s) from: Psychology 2801F/G, Psychology 2802F/G, the former Psychology 2800E.
1.0 course(s) from: Psychology 2811A/B, Psychology 2812A/B, the former Psychology 2810.
0.5 course from: Psychology 2100-2299.
0.5 course from: Psychology 2300-2799.
0.5 course: Psychology 3801F/G or the former Psychology 3800F/G.
0.5 Research course from: Psychology 3184F/G, Psychology 3185F/G, Psychology 3285F/G, Psychology 3480F/G, Psychology 3485F/G, Psychology 3580F/G, Psychology 3780F/G, Psychology 3840F/G, Psychology 3860F/G.
0.5 course from: Psychology 3100-3299 (excluding the Research courses listed above).
0.5 course from: Psychology 3300-3799 (excluding the Research courses).
1.0 course from: Psychology 2000-3999 (excluding the Research courses).
1.0 additional course in Psychology at the 3000 level or above (excluding the Research courses).
0.5 course from: Psychology 4100-4995.
0.5 course from: Psychology 2100-4999.
1.0 course: Psychology 4850E.


Progression Requirements
Students who are enrolled in the BA Honours Specialization must maintain a minimum modular average of 75%, with marks of 70% or above in Psychology 2801F/G and Psychology 2811A/B, marks of 75% or above in Psychology 2802F/G and Psychology 2812A/B, and all other module course marks 60% or above to progress in the module.