Psychology (B.A. or B.Sc.)

Benefit from the truly unique ability to participate in ongoing research with leading experts at the forefront of research.

What makes an individual behave and think the way they do? Psychology takes a scientific approach to answering this question. As a Psychology student at Trent Durham GTA, you will use lectures, labs, seminars, and research to investigate and decipher the principles of behaviour and their influence on the mind, dreams, anxiety, health, language and language impairment, development, social cognition, perception and memory. Beginning with a general focus in your first year, in Psychology at Trent Durham you will be able to find your passion within Psychology and have the opportunity to pursue a more specialized path in your upper years.

Specialization Available: Psychological Development

Resume Boosters

  • Undertake an undergraduate independent research thesis or research practicum and work one-on-one with award-winning faculty
  • Unique new research placement on aging allows you to apply the skills you learn in the classroom to a real-world healthcare setting
  • Our highly-personalized learning environment means better reference letters from your profs for grad school or your first jobĀ 

Career Paths

  • Therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Crisis Intervention Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Behaviour Analyst
  • Rehabilitation Advisor
  • Social Worker
  • Research Analyst

Popular Courses

  • Personality Theory
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Dreams and Dreaming
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Language ImpairmentĀ 

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
  • A 4U Math is recommended