Suggested Areas of Concentration

Business Psychology Concentration

For students who wish to apply their knowledge of Psychology in the business world, the suggested electives listed below should give them adequate preparation to become management trainees. 

Suggested Departmental Electives or Other Electives
BUS 230 Consumer Behavior
COUN 450 Career & Employment Counselling
PRA 330 Advertising Strategies and Design
PSY 306 Business Psychology
PSY 309  Industrial and Organizational Psychology
School Psychology Concentration

Students who are interested in pursuing the education aspects of Psychology, the following electives are recommended.

Suggested Departmental Electives
COUN 320 School Counselling
COUN 370 Counselling Students with Special Education Needs
COUN 450 Career and Employment Counselling
PSY 307 Educational Psychology
PSY 320     Motivation and Learning
Health and General Counselling Concentration

Students who are interested in entering the health care or counselling sectors are advised to take the following electives.

Suggested Departmental Electives
COUN 200  Theories and Systems in Counselling and Psychotherapy
COUN 210 Micro-Skills in Counselling and Psychotherapy
COUN 310 Advanced Skills in Individual Counselling and Psychotherapy
COUN 330 Ethics: Professional Issues and Personal  Awareness
PSY 209 Positive Psychology
PSY 303   Health Psychology
Research and Cognitive Science Concentration

Students who are interested in research or Cognitive Psychology, the following electives are available

Suggested Departmental Electives
PSY 310    Advanced Cognitive Psychology
PSY 311-2 Research Internship 
PSY 404  Psychology of Consciousness
PSY 405 Human Neuropsychology
PSY 406 Specific Issues in Neuroscience