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About Psychology at University of Alberta

Why study Psychology? (Specialization program)

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.

Psychology can also be taken as part of a BSc General or BSc Honors degree.

Why take the BSc Specialization degree?

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.

This program can also be taken as part of a BSc Honors degree.

Why study Science at the University of Alberta?

The Faculty of Science at the University of Alberta delivers high-quality programs that investigate, explain, and explore the real science behind issues that affect our daily lives. With nearly 60 degree programs in 39 subject areas, we are one of the most comprehensive science faculties in Canada, with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, opportunities for undergraduate research, and professors who are leading researchers in their fields.

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Notes about fees for this course

If you are admitted into a new program for Fall 2020 you will receive a tuition guarantee for the total cost of that program. We'd encourage you to check out the cost calculator to review rates for program tuition and an estimate of fees related to living arrangements, health and dental plan, books, supplies and more.

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Entry requirements

Required Courses

One of the following courses

  • English (Literature & Composition)
One of the following subjects
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Languages other than English
  • Math/Sciences
One of the following courses
  • Mathematics
Two of the following courses
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Physics

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