Program Requirements

Program Requirements for Psychology 

(Equivalent of 4.0 full courses)

You should consider pursuing the Minor Program in Psychology if you are interested in Psychology as a part of your general education or as acompliment to your training in another profession (i.e., nursing, rehabilitation medicine, physical health and education, social work,etc.).

Required Courses:

Please note that each of these requirements are individual and cannot overlap or be used twice within this program.

1. First Year: PSY100H1 
2. Statistics: PSY201H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/EEB225H1/GGR270H1/POL222H1/SOC202H1/STA220H1/STA238H1/STA248H1/STA288H1) 
3. Two (1.0 FCEs) of PSY210H1/220H1/230H1/240H1/260H1/270H1/280H1/290H1 (NOTE: HMB200H1 or PSL300H1 cannot be used in place of PSY290H1)
4. Two half-courses (1.0 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 (any Cluster)
5. 1.0 FCEs from Group 1 (any Cluster) and/or Group 2, at any level

 

(Equivalent of 7.0 full courses)

You should consider pursuing the Major Program in Psychology if you want to concentrate in Psychology together with another discipline.

Required Courses: 

Please note that each of these requirements are individual and cannot overlap or be used twice within this program.

1. First Year: PSY100H1
2. Statistics: PSY201H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/EEB225H1/GGR270H1/POL222H1/SOC202H1/STA220H1/STA238H1/STA248H1/STA288H1)
3. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster A - PSY210H1, 220H1, 230H1, 240H1
4. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster B - PSY260H1, 270H1, 280H1, 290H1  (NOTE: HMB200H1 or PSL300H1 cannot be used in place of PSY290H1)
5. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster A
6. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster B
7. Two half-courses (1.0 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 (any of Clusters A, B, and C)
8. One 400-level half-course (0.5 FCE) from Group 1 below (any Cluster)
9. 1.5 FCEs from Group 1 (Clusters A, B, and C) and/or Group 2, at any level

 

(Equivalent of 10.0 full courses)

You should consider pursuing the Specialist Program in Psychology if you want a greater concentration in Psychology than provided by the Major Program.  Having a Specialist is not required to be admitted to a graduate school in Psychology but is helpful in making your application competitive.

Required Courses:

Please note that each of these requirements are individual and cannot overlap or be used twice within this program.

1. First Year: PSY100H1 
2. Statistics: PSY201H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/EEB225H1/GGR270H1/POL222H1/SOC202H1/STA220H1/STA238H1/STA248H1/STA288H1) and PSY202H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/STA221H1/SOC252H1) 
3. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster A - PSY210H1, 220H1, 230H1, 240H1 
4. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster B - PSY260H1, 270H1, 280H1, 290H1  (NOTE: HMB200H1 or PSL300H1 cannot be used in place of PSY290H1) 
5. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster A 
6. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster B 
7. Three half-courses (1.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 (any of Clusters A, B, and C) 
8. One lab course (0.5 FCEs), and no more, taken from the following: PSY319H1, PSY329H1, PSY339H1, PSY349H1, PSY359H1, PSY369H1, PSY379H1, PSY389H1 
9. Two seminar courses (1.0 FCEs), and no more, taken from the following: JLP471H1, PSY402H1/PSY403H1/PSY404H1, PSY410H1, PSY420H1, PSY430H1, PSY440H1, PSY460H1, PSY470H1, PSY471H1, PSY480H1, PSY490H1, PSY497H1 
10. 2.5 FCEs from Group 1 (Clusters A, B, and C) and/or Group 2, at any level

 

(Equivalent of 10.0 full courses)

This program is designed for students who have demonstrated a particular interest in and aptitude for research, and who want to complete a 4th year thesis.

Required Courses:

Please note that each of these requirements are individual and cannot overlap or be used twice within this program.

1. First Year: PSY100H1 
2. Statistics: PSY201H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/EEB225H1/GGR270H1/POL222H1/SOC202H1/STA220H1/STA238H1/STA248H1/STA288H1) and PSY202H1 (or one of ECO220Y1/STA221H1/SOC252H1)
3. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster A - PSY210H1, 220H1, 230H1, 240H1 
4. Two (1.0 FCEs) of Cluster B - PSY260H1, 270H1, 280H1, 290H1  (NOTE: HMB200H1 or PSL300H1 cannot be used in place of PSY290H1) 
5. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster A 
6. One half-course (0.5 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 in Cluster B 
7. Two half-courses (1.0 FCEs) at the 300/400-level from Group 1 (any of Clusters A, B, and C) 
8. One lab course (0.5 FCEs), and no more, taken from the following: PSY319H1, PSY329H1, PSY339H1, PSY349H1, PSY359H1, PSY369H1, PSY379H1, PSY389H1 
9. PSY309H1 
10. PSY409H1 
11. PSY400Y1 
12. 2.0 FCEs from Group 1 (Clusters A, B, and C) and/or Group 2, at any level

 

(Equivalent of 4.0 full courses; must include at least one FCE at the 300/400-level)

Jointly sponsored by the School of the Environment and the Department of Psychology, this program will focus on understanding issues of psychological motivation and attitudes that underlie environmental decision-making. Little positive environmental change can occur in the absence of broad-based behaviour changes.  This program is NOT administered by the Department of Psychology.  For more information, please consult David Powell at david.powell@utoronto.ca or visit https://environment.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/programs/#collaborative

Enrolment in the this Minor program is limited to students also enrolled in the Psychology Minor/Major/Specialist.

Required Courses:

1. First Year: PSY100H1 
2. (ENV221H1, ENV222H1/GGR222H1)/222Y1/GGR222Y1; PSY220H1, PSY435H1 
3. One FCE from ENV333H1, ENV335H1, ENV381H1, JGE321H1; JGE331H1; SOC385H1 
4. One FCE from PSY320H1, PSY321H1, PSY427H1, PSY336H1

(Equivalent of 3.0 full courses)

The Certificate in Psychology of Economics and Management will provide students with a specialized curriculum that explores the interdisciplinary connections between social psychology, economics, and business, covering the role of motivation, culture, and leadership in organizations. This certificate would be of interest to students in Economics and Rotman Commerce, and is not open to students pursuing a Psychology Specialist, Major, or Minor.

Required Courses:
1. First Year: PSY100H1 and RSM100H1/MGT100H1/ECO101H1 
2. PSY220H1 
3. PSY332H1 or RSM260H1 or IRE260H1
4. One FCE from PSY321H1, PSY322H1, PSY326H1, PSY336H1

 

Course Groups and Clusters

For more information on specific courses, please see the Course Descriptions website.

Group 1 - Psychology Courses

Cluster A - Development, Social, Personality, and Psychopathology and Clinical Science

JLP315H1, PSY194H1, PSY195H1, PSY197H1, PSY210H1, PSY220H1, PSY230H1, PSY240H1, PSY311H1, PSY312H1, PSY313H1, PSY316H1, PSY319H1, PSY320H1, PSY321H1, PSY322H1, PSY323H1, PSY324H1, PSY326H1, PSY328H1, PSY329H1, PSY330H1, PSY331H1, PSY332H1, PSY333H1, PSY336H1, PSY337H1, PSY339H1, PSY341H1, PSY342H1, PSY343H1, PSY349H1, PSY410H1, PSY414H1, PSY417H1, PSY420H1, PSY421H1, PSY424H1, PSY425H1, PSY426H1, PSY427H1, PSY428H1, PSY430H1, PSY434H1, PSY435H1, PSY440H1, PSY450H1, PSY455H1

Cluster B - Learning, Perception, Cognition, and the Brain

JLP374H1, JLP471H1, PSY196H1, PSY198H1, PSY199H1, PSY260H1, PSY270H1, PSY280H1, PSY290H1, PSY312H1, PSY316H1, PSY359H1, PSY360H1, PSY362H1, PSY369H1, PSY370H1, PSY371H1, PSY372H1, PSY378H1, PSY379H1, PSY380H1, PSY389H1, PSY390H1, PSY395H1, PSY396H1, PSY397H1, PSY450H1, PSY455H1, PSY460H1, PSY470H1, PSY471H1, PSY473H1, PSY475H1, PSY480H1, PSY490H1, PSY492H1, PSY493H1, PSY494H1, PSY495H1, PSY496H1, PSY497H1

Cluster C - Methods and Applications

PSY201H1, PSY202H1, PSY203H1, PSY204H1, PSY299H1, PSY299Y1, PSY305H1, PSY306Y0, PSY307H1, PSY308H1, PSY309H1, PSY399H1, PSY399Y1, PSY400Y1, PSY402H1, PSY403H1, PSY404H1, PSY405H1, PSY405Y1, PSY406H1, PSY406Y1, PSY407H1, PSY408H1, PSY409H1, PSY455H1

 

No more than 1 FCE of PSY405H1/PSY406H1/PSY405Y1/PSY406Y1 can be used towards any PSY program.  

 

Group 2 - Related Courses

BIO120H1, BIO130H1, BIO220H1, BIO270H1, BIO271H1, BPM200H1, BPM232H1, BPM330H1, BPM332H1, BPM333H1, BPM335H1, BPM336H1, BPM337H1, BPM338H1, BPM339H1, BPM432H1, BPM433H1, BPM438H1, BPM499H1, CJH332H1, COG250Y1, COG260H1, COG341H1, COG342H1, COG343H1, CRI365H1, CRI431H1, ECO423H1, EDS261H1, EEB313H1, ENG384Y1, HIS489H1, HMB200H1, HMB300H1, HMB310H1, HMB320H1, HMB420H1, HMB440H1, HMB460H1, HMB473H1, HPS110H1, HPS200H1, HPS300H1, IRE260H1, JFP450H1, JHA410H1, JLS472H1, JLS473H1, LIN101H1, LIN102H1, LIN200H1, LIN402H1, NEW302Y1, NEW303H1, NFS489H1, PCL200H1, PCL475H1, PCL476H1, PHL240H1, PHL243H1, PHL244H1, PHL319H1, PHL340H1, PHL342H1, PHL383H1, PSL201Y1, PSL300H1, PSL440Y1, RLG106H1, RLG211H1, RLG301H1, RLG421H1, RSM260H1, RSM353H1, SOC213H1, SOC363H1, SOC412H1, VIC106H1, VIC206H1, VIC278H1, WGS372H1

 

Please note that the non-PSY courses in Group 2 are optional and that enrolment priority is not given to PSY program students.