Psychology courses are offered through either the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Science. This division reflects the nature of course content. Arts PSYCO (Psychology) courses are generally more related to the social sciences, such as sociology and anthropology. Topics include social psychology, child development, personality and abnormal psychology. Science PSYCO courses are generally more associated with the natural ("physical") sciences, such as physics and biology. Topics include information processing, perception, learning and the study of the brain.
Every year the Department of Psychology offers Special Topics courses under course codes PSYCO 302, 305, 402, 403, 405, 423, and 486. The topics of these courses change and normally have additional prerequisites than those listed in the calendar. In the past, topics have included Evolutionary Psychology, Animal Communication, the Psychology of Criminal Conduct and the Psychology of Sex. Special topics courses are listed below.
300/400 Level Course Restrictions
Note: There is no waiting list available for course registration. Please check frequently on Bear Tracks for open spots.
Courses Related to Psychology
Psychology courses are organized within 5 general areas: Behavior, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition, Comparative Cognition and Behavior, Developmental Sciences and Social and Cultural Psychology. Within each area courses are available to both BA and BSc students. To view these psychology courses through interactive flowcharts as well as other courses that are related to psychology, click the links below.