Course Patterns

Note: Regulations listed below for the honors and advanced major programs apply to candidates entering the program after January 1, 1997.

The Major Program

Major candidates are required to complete:

  1. PSYC 100
  2. One of PSYC 210, 220, 225, or 230
  3. PSYC 290
  4. 12 psychology credits at the 300/400 level
  5. 6 further psychology credits

The Honours Program

Honors candidates are required to complete:

  1. PSYC 100; one of 210, 220, 225 or 230; 290; 301/302; 394; 490
  2. An additional six credits at the 400 level
  3. PSYC 391 and 491 (non-credit courses) and an honors thesis
  4. 60 credits in psychology

The Advanced Major Program

Advanced major candidates are required to complete:

  1. PSYC 100; 290; and at least six credits at the 400 level
  2. PSYC 391 and 491
  3. A senior paper
  4. A total of 36 PSYC credits for BA; total of 42 credits for B.Sc.

B.A. Program

Candidates must follow the degree regulations given in section 4 of the St. FX Course Calendar.

B.Sc. Program

Candidates must follow the degree regulations given in chapter 7 of the St FX Course Calendar and should note:

  1. PSYC courses are considered science courses only when they are taken as part of a major, advanced major or honours subject in the B.Sc. program.
  2. B.Sc. major program must include BIOL 111, 112; MATH 106/107 or 126/127 and 12 additional credits in science courses (excluding PSYC).
  3. B.Sc. advanced major and honours degree programs must include BIOL 111, 112; CHEM 100, MATH 106/107 or 126/127; and 6 additional credits in science courses (excluding PSYC);
  4. For the B.Sc. advanced major and honours programs, the 18 credits of electives approved by the department must consist of courses in PSYC or in other science subjects.