Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description: The BSc Psychology program focuses on how the brain functions, and how we perceive, learn, and forget things. You’ll gain an understanding of areas like perception and motivation, behavior, and cognitive development, with emphasis on the physical, biological and mathematical sciences. Our Specialization Psychology program offers the greatest amount of flexibility in the number of psychology courses you can take. Course span a variety of topics, from Cognitive Psychology and Behavior Modification to Abnormal Psychology and more.

The Bachelor of Science Specialization degree provides a focused education in one program. You will take most of your courses in your main subject area, and are expected to maintain a higher standard of academic achievement. A Specialization degree can provide the background to help you proceed to a higher degree, but its primary function is to provide a comprehensive education at the undergraduate level.

URL: Psychology (BSc with Specialization) at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Mathematics
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • 2 of Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Computer Related Studies