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Psychology

Year 1

Psychology from an arts and science perspective

In your first year, you'll choose between the Arts option, which includes more arts and humanities courses, and the Science option, which has an emphasis on math and science. English and psychology courses are an integral part of both programs.

Year 1 - Arts focus

Academic Terms 1 and 2

  Course Course Name Credits
Total credits 30-31
All of PSYC 110 Experimental Psychology 3
Two of ENGL 151* Academic Writing Strategies 3
ENGL 161* Literary Genres 3
ENGL 163* Intro to Literary Traditions 3
ENGL 164* Indigenous Literature 3
One of PSYC 120 Personal Growth & Development 3
PSYC 130 Contemporary Issues 3
PSYC 164 Behaviour Management 3
Two of ANTH, ECON, PSC, GEOG, or SOC courses 6
Two of FREN, CHIN, JAPN, PHIL, HIST, ART, MUS 115, or ASIA courses 6
One of MATH, Stats or COMP course 3-4
One of Elective 3

*Completion of this program requires any two of ENGL 151, ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164. If you have less than "B" in English 12 must take ENGL 151 first. You may use ENGL 150 in lieu of ENGL 151 and ENGL 160 in lieu of ENGL 161, ENGL 163 or ENGL 164 toward program completion.

Notes:

Each Associate Degree course must be transferable, in the year taken, to at least one BC Research University - University of Victoria (UVic), University of British Columbia (UBC), University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) or Simon Fraser University (SFU). Students should use the BC Transfer Guide to confirm transfer of each course taken.

Students planning on transferring to another institution with Camosun College's Associate Degree should consult with that institution to determine whether the individual courses taken will be applicable to their final educational goal.

Year 1 - Science focus

Academic Terms 1 and 2

  Course Course Name Credits
Total credits 34-40
All of PSYC 110 Experimental Psychology 3
Two of ENGL 151* Academic Writing Strategies 3
ENGL 161* Literary Genres 3
ENGL 163* Intro to Literary Traditions 3
ENGL 164* Indigenous Literature 3
One of PSYC 120 Personal Growth & Development 3
PSYC 130 Contemporary Issues 3
PSYC 164 Behaviour Management 3
One of MATH 100 Calculus 1 4
MATH 108 Applied Calculus 4
One of Math 3-4
Four of Science 15-20

*Completion of this program requires any two of ENGL 151, ENGL 161, ENGL 163, and ENGL 164. If you have less than "B" in English 12 must take ENGL 151 first. You may use ENGL 150 in lieu of ENGL 151 and ENGL 160 in lieu of ENGL 161, ENGL 163 or ENGL 164 toward program completion.

Notes:

Each Associate Degree course must be transferable, in the year taken, to at least one BC Research University - University of Victoria (UVic), University of British Columbia (UBC), University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) or Simon Fraser University (SFU). Students should use the BC Transfer Guide to confirm transfer of each course taken.

Students planning on transferring to another institution with Camosun College's Associate Degree should consult with that institution to determine whether the individual courses taken will be applicable to their final educational goal.

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