Associate of Arts - Psychology Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both
      North Vancouver Spring Both
      North Vancouver Summer Both

    Please see Classification of Subjects for Associate Degrees in the University Calendar for clarification of Arts, Humanities, Social Science and Science electives.

    English Requirement   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 6.00
    Required: 6.00
    ENGL English 100-Level 6.00  
    18 Credits at 100-Level (not English) no more than six credits in any one subject area   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.00
    Required: 6.00
    PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology I 3.00  
    PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology II 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    Humanities Electives (PHIL 101, 110 or 120 recommended) 6.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    Humanities or Social Science Electives 100-Level 6.00  
    Arts Courses 200-Level or higher - 2 subject areas   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.00
    Required: 6.00
    If PSYC 213 is used to fulfil the Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science requirement, an additional 3 credits from another 200 level Psychology course is required.
    PSYC 212 Research Methods in Psychology 3.00  
    PSYC 213 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    If PSYC 225 is used to fulfil the Science course requirement, an additional 3 credits from another 200 level Psychology course is required.
    PSYC 225 Biopsychology of Behaviour 3.00  
    PSYC 230 Cognitive Psychology 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    PSYC 200 Social Psychology 3.00  
    PSYC 204 Child Development 3.00  
    PSYC 222 Abnormal Psychology 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    PSYC 203 History of Psychology 3.00  
    PSYC 220 Theories of Personality 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    200-Level Arts Elective (excluding Psychology) 3.00  
    Science Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Required: 9.00
    Laboratory Science Elective (Biology 104 recommended), minimum 2 hour lab, excludes Computing Science and Applied Science; Students should take BIOL 112 if they wish to take BIOL 113) 3.00  
    Mathematics or Computer Science or Statistics Elective (If PSYC 213 used for this requirement must obtain additional 3 credits in another 200-level Psychology) 3.00  
    Science Elective (Biology 113 recommended; or PSYC 225 - if used for this requirement, students must take an additional 3 credits 200 level Psychology course) 3.00  
    Electives 9 credits of assigned or unassigned university transferable credit   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Total Program Credits 60.00
    Choose 9.00 credits of electives: 9.00
    University Transferable Electives 9.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.