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2019 September Semester
May 21, 2019
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PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology I
This course provides an introduction to the science of psychology. Topics may include the following: scientific thinking and research methods; biological psychology; sensation and perception; consciousness; the unconscious; learning; memory; language; and evolutionary psychology.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology II
This course provides a further introduction to the science of psychology. Topics may include the following: intelligence; human development; emotion and motivation; stress; coping; health; social psychology; personality; and psychological disorders and interventions.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 200 - Contemporary Issues in Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course deals with how concepts from psychology may be addressed to topics of current public interest. Examples of issues that may be included are psychological issues in the north, family violence, psychology and the justice system, modelling intelligent behaviour. The theme of the course will be updated each year and advertised in advance. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, World Wide Web

PSYC 202 - Philosophy of Mind
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Please see PSYC 319 for alternative. This course provides an introduction to fundamental issues in the philosophy of mind including the nature of the mind, the relationship between the mind and the body, and the nature of our thoughts and perceptions. Also included is an introduction to the works of some of the leading philosophers in the field.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 207 - Social Psychology
This course introduces the impact of social and situational factors on human thinking and behaviour. Topics may include the following: self-esteem; prejudice and discrimination; conformity; interpersonal attraction; and prosocial behaviour.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 211 - Lifespan Development
This course examines the introductory theories and research in the field of developmental psychology. Emphasis is on the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 212 - The Psychology of Learning
This course provides an introduction to the study of learning.Topics may include the following: classical conditioning; operant conditioning; and cognitive and observational models of learning.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 215 - Research Design and Methodology in Psychology
This course examines the quantitative, empirical and research methods used by psychologists. Students have hands-on experience in designing, collecting data and writing and critically evaluating research reports.

Please note: You must register separately in lecture and lab components if applicable.


Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory
All Sections for this Course

PSYC 220 - Psychology of Gender and Gender Relations
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. An introduction to contemporary issues related to differences in the experience and behaviour of males and females.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 221 - Biopsychology
This course introduces the study of the biological roots of behavior, and examines the structure and function of the nervous system and its role in psychological process including perception, emotion, motivation, cognition, memory, and behavior.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 301 - Social Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Please see PSYC 207 for alternative. This course examines human behaviour in its social context. Specific topics covered include interpersonal interaction, social motivation and attitudes, prejudice, socialization and communication.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web

PSYC 303 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
This course introduces the study of abnormal behavior. Topics may include the following: the history of psychopathology; definitions of abnormality; classification and assessment; models of psychopathology; and an introduction to the specific syndromes of abnormal behaviour.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 306 - Theories of Personality
This course introduces the study of influential personality theories and theorists. Topics may include the following: individual differences in personality; how much of personality is inherited and how much is learned; and how the mind and the body interact.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video

PSYC 307 - Motivation and Emotion
This course addresses the properties and determinants of motivated behaviour and emotional states. Topics include eating and drinking, defence, sexual behaviour and the nature, structure and mechanisms of emotion.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 309 - Introduction to Health Psychology
This course introduces the field of health psychology. Topics may include the following: theories of health and health behaviour; social and environmental determinants of health; health protecting and damaging behaviours; health communication and promotion; stress and coping; and pain and psychoimmunology.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 314 - Emotion and Motivation
This course introduces theories regarding the nature, structure, and mechanisms of emotion and motivated behaviours.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 315 - Analysis of Psychological Research I
This course examines analysis of psychological research. Topics may include the following: displaying data; central tendency and variability; z-scores and normal distributions; hypothesis testing; statistical significance; single sample t-tests; dependent sample t-tests; and independent sample t-tests.

Please note: You must register separately in lecture and lab components.


Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory
All Sections for this Course

PSYC 316 - Analysis of Psychological Research II
This course is a continuation of Psychology 315-4. Topics may include the following: one-way between-subjects and within-subjects analysis of variance; factorial analysis of variance; correlation; regression and multiple regression; chi-square tests and rank order tests.

Please note: You must register separately in lecture and lab components.


Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

PSYC 317 - Psychobiology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Please see PSYC 221 for alternative. This course offers an introduction to the study of the biological roots of behaviour. It addresses the structure and function of the nervous system and its role in psychological processes, including perception, emotion, motivation, cognition, memory and overt behaviour.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, World Wide Web

PSYC 318 - Sensation and Perception
This course examines the psychology and neuroscience of human perception and action. Topics may include the following: vision; audition; taste; olfaction; and somatic senses. These topics are taught within the context of the physiological methods that give rise to knowledge in this field.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, World Wide Web

PSYC 319 - Philosophy of Mind
This course introduces fundamental issues in the philosophy of mind including the nature of the mind, the relationship between the mind and the body, and the nature of our thoughts and perceptions, with an introduction to the works of some of the leading philosophers in the field.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 320 - The Psychology of Learning
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Please see PSYC 212 for alternative.This course provides an introduction to the study of learning. Topics covered include classical and operant processes, and cognitive models of response acquisition and change.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

PSYC 322 - Positive Psychology
This course provides an introduction to the field of positive psychology, or the study of human potential, human strengths, and well-being. Emphasis is on the history, theories, and research findings of “first-wave positive psychology,” which focused on positive emotions, motivation, and character strengths leading to happiness.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 330 - Cognition
This course provides an introduction to current research and theories of human mental processes and the methods used to study them. Topics may include attention, memory processes and systems, concept formation, language processing, problem solving, reasoning, and judgement and choice.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 332 - Cognition
This course examines research and theories of human mental processes and the psychological and neuroscientific methods used to study them. Topics may include the following: attention; memory; concepts; language; reasoning; judgement and choice; and consciousness.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 345 - Lifespan Development
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Please see PSYC 211 for alternative. This course addresses the development of psychological abilities and characteristics and the mechanisms that subserve them. The full range of the human lifespan, from the prenatal period to the senior years, is examined.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web

PSYC 401 - Advanced Social Psychology
Advanced issues in the examination of human behaviour in its social context.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 403 - Patterns of Psychopathology and Their Treatment
This course examines major syndromes of abnormal behaviour, introduces students to the major biological and experiential theories of their origins, and explores approaches to their treatment.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 405 - Clinical Psychology
This course examines the contemporary practice of clinical psychology. Topics may include the following: the role of the clinical psychologist; psychological assessment; the conduct of psychological therapies; and ethical issues.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 407 - Advanced Social Psychology
This course examines advanced issues in human behaviour in its social context.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 408 - Environmental Problems and Human Behaviour
Many environmental problems have their origin in human behaviour. As such, this course examines factors that give rise to unsustainable lifestyles, and examines approaches to environmental conservation that take human psychology and well-being into consideration.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 409 - Advanced Health Psychology
This course examines advanced issues in the field of health psychology such as the intricate relationships between psychological and physical health, and their determinants, including cognitive processes, lifestyle, and health-related behaviour. Note: BHSc students can use HHSC 351-3 as a pre-requisite in lieu of PSYC 215-3.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 411 - Advanced Developmental Psychology
This course examines advanced topics in developmental psychology. Topics may include the following: development of self-identity and gender identity; emotional development across the lifespan; marital and family relationships; and successful aging.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 415 - Advanced Developmental Psychology
This course deals with advanced issues in the field of developmental psychology. Topics may include development of self, sex differences in interpersonal styles, adolescent problems such as drug and alcohol abuse, pregnancy and suicide, parenting, divorce, families, adulthood, death and bereavement, or successful aging.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 417 - Behaviour Modification
This course examines the application of behavioural and social learning concepts to modify problematic human behaviour.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 418 - Advanced Issues in Sensation and Perception
This course examines advanced questions in the study of perception and action. Building on an understanding of fundamental neural mechanisms, this course provides further exploration of the mechanisms of perception and the manner in which perceptual processes are integrated with other psychological processes such as memory and problem solving.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 419 - Neuropsychology
An introduction to sensory, motor, cognitive and affective disorders resulting from brain damage and dysfunction.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 421 - Advanced Biopsychology
This course examines advanced issues in biological psychology. Topics may include the following: neural plasticity; behavioral epigenetics; neuroendocrinology; neuroimmunology; and the gut-brain connection.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 422 - Advanced Positive Psychology
This course deals with contemporary issues in the field of psychology. Emphasis is on the research under the umbrella of “second-wave positive psychology”, which focuses on how individuals flourish and make meaning through desirable and undesirable experiences.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 427 - Cross-Cultural Psychology
This course examines psychology through the study of people's beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours in cross-cultural contexts, cultivates cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity, and prepares students for multicultural working and living environments.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 430 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology
This course examines advanced issues in the study of cognition. Topics may include models of memory, implicit learning, decision theory, computer simulation of thought and action.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 432 - Advanced Cognition
This course examines advanced issues in research and theories of human mental processes and the psychological and neuroscientific methods used to study them. Topics may include the following: attention; memory; concepts; language; reasoning; judgement and choice; and consciousness.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 442 - Methods in Developmental Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course addresses experimental and observational methods used in developmental psychology.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 445 - Methods in Perception and Psychophysics
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides exposure to the psychophysical techniques used in the study of human sensory systems and perception.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Laboratory

PSYC 450 - Tests and Measures
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides exposure to the design, conduct, and interpretation of common techniques for describing human thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, World Wide Web

PSYC 455 - Methods in Social Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course addresses experimental and observational techniques commonly used to test hypotheses about human social behaviour.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, World Wide Web

PSYC 460 - Methods in Cognitive Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This seminar-style course allows students to discuss, present and critically evaluate research on human mental processes, with particular emphasis on methodological issues.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 470 - Psychophysiology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course offers an introduction to the measurement of physiological responses to psychological conditions.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Laboratory

PSYC 475 - The Evaluation of Social Programs
This course examines the methods and processes of program evaluation. Topics may include the following: needs assessment; formative and summative evaluation; and ethical issues regarding evaluation and reporting of evaluation results.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, World Wide Web

PSYC 485 - Current Methods in Psychological Research
This course examines advanced theories and behavioural and neuroscientific methods applied to areas of emerging interest in psychology.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

Course Attributes:
Upper Division Course

PSYC 490 - Honours Thesis I
In this course, students pursue an independent research project. This course is designed to allow students to develop the introduction and proposed methodology for their project.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Undergrad Thesis

PSYC 495 - Honours Thesis II
In this course, students pursue an independent research project. This course is designed to allow students to report the results and implications of the project.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Undergrad Thesis

PSYC 497 - Senior Seminar
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides an integrative seminar for advanced students. Enrolment is restricted to fourth-year Psychology students.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar, Tutorial

PSYC 498 - Special Topics in Psychology
A course focuses on a special topic delivered in a lecture or seminar format. With permission of the chair, this course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours if the material is substantially different.
Credits: 3.000 OR 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Laboratory, World Wide Web

Course Attributes:
Upper Division Course

PSYC 499 - Independent Study
The course format and requirements are based on a formal contract with the instructor. No more than 6 credits may be applied toward a major in Psychology.
Credits: 3.000 OR 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, World Wide Web

Course Attributes:
Upper Division Course

PSYC 600 - Univariate Statistics
The course emphasizes linear statistical models involving one dependent variable. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the use of a statistical package to analyze data.
Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory
All Sections for this Course

PSYC 605 - Multivariate Statistics
The course emphasizes statistical models involving multiple dependent variables. The laboratory component of the course focuses on the use of a statistical package to analyze data.
Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

PSYC 607 - Social Psychology
This course examines advanced issues and current research in the study of social behaviour. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 608 - Psychology and Environmental Conservation
This course examines factors within and outside the individual that give rise to unsustainable lifestyles and examine approaches to environmental conservation that take human psychology and well-being into consideration. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 609 - Health Psychology
This course examines advanced issues in the filed of health psychology. Topics may include the following: the intricate relationship between psychological and physical health; and their determinants; such as cognitive processes; life-style; and health-related behaviours. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, World Wide Web

PSYC 610 - Cognitive Neuroscience
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides exposure to major and emergent issues in the study of brain and behaviour relationships. The focus of this course is the theoretical and physiological basis of neuropsychological processes.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 611 - Developmental Psychology
This course examines advanced issues and current research in human development from infancy through adulthood. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 615 - Social Psychology
Advanced study of social psychology and social cognition. This course provides exposure to major current issues in the study of social behaviour. Topic of special relevance to the social problems of the north will be considered.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 618 - Sensation and Perception
This course examines advanced issues in the study of perception and action. Building on an understanding of fundamental neural science, topics may include the mechanisms of perception and the manner in which perceptual processes are integrated with other psychological processes, such as memory and problem solving. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 620 - Health Psychology
An advanced seminar in health psychology, dealing with such areas as psychosocial epidemiology, stress and its management, social factors and health, behavioural risk factors for chronic disease and disability, and intervention programs based on behavioural change.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, World Wide Web

PSYC 621 - Biopsychology
This course provides a research oriented examination of contemporary topics in biological psychology. Topics may include neural plasticity, behavioral epigenetics, neuroendocrinology, neuroimmunology and the gut-brain connection. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 622 - Positive Psychology
This course provides advanced study of topics and issues in positive psychology, with an emphasis on how individuals flourish and make meaning through desirable and undesirable experiences. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 627 - Cross-cultural Psychology
This course examines cross-cultural psychology through the study of people’s beliefs, attitudes and behaviours in cross-cultural contexts. Representative research on major theories in the field are studied. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 631 - Psychopathology
Historical and current approaches to the study of behaviour disorders and problems of life adjustment, including critical evaluation of empirical findings in selected areas. Classification systems, including the current revision of the APA Diagnostic and Statistical manual, will be critically reviewed.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture

PSYC 632 - Cognition
This course examines advanced issues in research and theories of human mental processes and the psychological and neuroscientific methods used to study them. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 635 - Cognition and Learning
Advanced study of cognition and cognitive processes.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 645 - Developmental Psychology
Advanced study of human development from infancy through adulthood.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 685 - Current Methods in Psychological Research
This course examines advanced theories and behavioural and neuroscientific methods applied to areas of emerging interest in psychology. If the undergraduate equivalent of this course has been successfully completed, this course may only be taken for credit at the graduate level with permission of the Chair.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

PSYC 690 - Master's Thesis
An original, empirical research project.
Credits: 12.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Masters Thesis

PSYC 712 - Independent Research
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Allows an MSc student to conduct research under the supervision of a faculty member.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

PSYC 720 - Cross-Cultural Communication in Health Care Settings
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course focuses on communication (including information transmission and interactive processes) between health professionals and people of differing cultural backgrounds. Issues examined include gaps in health perceptions between service providers and diverse groups, barriers within, and proposed changes to, the health care system.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

PSYC 725 - Cognitive Neuropsychological Assessment
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides exposure to the assessment of cognitive neuropsychological functioning. Emphasis is placed on providing practical hands-on experience in the administration and scoring of commonly used tests of mental status, depression, achievement, memory, and/or intelligence. Also included is an introduction to fundamental measurement concepts and ethics.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 726 - Personality Assessment
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. This course provides exposure to standardized procedures for the evaluation of personality. Emphasis is placed on administration, scoring, and interpretation of objective tests of personality. Also included is an overview of the history and theories of personality assessment, psychometrics, responsible test use, and current controversies.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture

PSYC 730 - Psychological Interventions
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. An advanced seminar on the application of psychological procedures to the change of human social, emotional, behavioural and personality functioning.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

PSYC 740 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. An advanced seminar focused on scientific and professional, ethical and legal issues.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 750 - Special Topics in Advanced Psychology
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Advanced study in specific substantive areas. Topics may include aging, communicating theory, cross-cultural issues, emotion, gender, health promotion, history and systems, and so forth. Topic area will be noted on transcript.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

PSYC 760 - Research Practicum
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. The research practicum will focus on the acquisition of technical skills and practical research experience. Students will be expected to demonstrate the use of experimental methods consistent with their career goals. They will have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills in individual research laboratories in psychology.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practicum

PSYC 770 - Fieldwork Practicum
Please note this course is no longer offered as of September 2019. Supervised exposure to applied psychology practice. Includes observation of applied psychology, supervised practice of assessment and/or intervention techniques, participation in case supervision, and attendance at case conferences.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Graduate, Doctoral
Schedule Types: Practicum

PSYC 800 - Graduate Seminar I
The graduate seminar is geared toward developing critical thinking skills and aims to help students evaluate a broad spectrum of topics. The seminar functions to generate debate on key issues, promote interaction with faculty members and other students in the program, and act as a context for presentations by the students. Each student is expected to give, in a manner acceptable for a national or international conference presentation, one presentation in each semester of enrolment.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 805 - Advanced Topics in Quantitative Psychology
This course is designed to introduce students to advanced topics in quantitative psychology. The course content may vary from year to year and will be determined, in part, by program requirements. Some possible topics are: (a) quasi- experimental design and field studies, (b) factor analysis and structural equation modeling, (c) loglinear modeling and logistic regression, (d) signal detection theory, (e) scaling, (f) psychometric theory, or (g) nonparametric statistics. Examples will be drawn from the health and behavioural sciences, broadly defined.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture

PSYC 810 - Cognitive Neuroscience
This course provides exposure to major and emergent issues in the study of brain and behaviour relationships. The focus of the course is on the theoretical and physiological basis of neuropsychological processes.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 812 - Independent Research
Allows a PhD student to conduct research under the supervision of a faculty member.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

PSYC 815 - Social Psychology
This course offers an advanced study of social psychology and social cognition. The course provides exposure to major current issues in the study of social behaviour. Topics of special relevance to the social problems of the north are considered.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 820 - Health Psychology
This is an advanced seminar in health psychology dealing with such areas as psychosocial epidemiology, stress and its management, social factors and health, behavioural risk factors for chronic disease and disability, and intervention programs based on behavioural change.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar, World Wide Web

PSYC 822 - Cross-Cultural Communication in Health Care Settings
This course focuses on communication (including information transmission and interactive processes) between health professionals and people of differing cultural backgrounds. Issues examined include gaps in health perceptions between service providers and diverse groups, barriers within, and proposed changes to, the health care system.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 825 - Cognitive Neuropsychological Assessment
This course provides exposure to the assessment of cognitive neuropsychological functioning. Emphasis is placed on providing practical hands-on experience in the administration and scoring of commonly used tests of mental status, depression, achievement, memory, and/or intelligence. Also included is an introduction to fundamental measurement concepts and ethics.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 826 - Personality Assessment
This course provides exposure to standardized procedures for the evaluation of personality. Emphasis is placed on administration, scoring, and interpretation of objective tests of personality. Also included is an overview of the history and theories of personality assessment, psychometrics, responsible test use, and current controversies.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 830 - Psychological Interventions
This is an advanced seminar on the application of psychological procedures to the change of human social, emotional, behavioural and personality functioning.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 831 - Psychopathology
This course examines historical and current approaches to the study of behaviour disorders and problems of life adjustment, including critical evaluation of empirical findings in selected areas. Classification systems, including the current revision of the APA Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, are critically reviewed.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 835 - Cognition and Learning
This course provides an advanced study of cognition and cognitive processes.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Final Exam, Seminar

PSYC 845 - Developmental Psychology
This course provides an advanced study of human development from infancy through adulthood.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 850 - Special Topics in Advanced Psychology
This course provides an advanced study in specific substantive areas. Topics may include aging, communication theory, cross-cultural issues, emotion, gender, and health promotion, history and systems. The topic area is noted on the transcript.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Self-Directed, Seminar

PSYC 860 - Research Practicum
The research practicum focuses on the acquisition of technical skills and practical research experience. PhD students are expected to demonstrate the use of experiential methods consistent with their career goals. They have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills in individual research laboratories in psychology.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practicum

PSYC 870 - Fieldwork Practicum
This course provides supervised exposure to applied psychology practice. It includes observation of applied psychology, supervised practice of assessment and/or intervention techniques, participation in case supervision, and attendance at case conferences.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Seminar

PSYC 890 - PhD Dissertation
An original, empirical research project.
Credits: 12.000

Levels: Doctoral
Schedule Types: Doctoral Thesis


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