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Get inside people’s brains in this program that lets you discover why people think and act the way they do. Major in psychology alone or do a combined honours with another discipline. Unlike other schools, we have an Introduction to Psychology course for psych majors only, and we break off into small groups led by mentors to help you along. You can do research and community placements throughout your undergraduate years.
Sample Courses: Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Introduction to Psychology as Social Science, Child Development, Abnormal Behaviour, Health Psychology, Human Cognitive Neuroscience
Career Tracks: Psychologist, health educator, mental health worker, rehabilitation counsellor, community agency service worker
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 79%
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
Learn what makes kids tick in this program focusing on child and
adolescent development and have opportunities to get involved in
research throughout the program. Clinical placements may be available.
Sample Courses: Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Developmental
Psychology: The Child, Child Psychopathology, Developmental Disabilities
Career Tracks: Child psychologist, child and youth worker, educational assistant, community support worker, health educator
Our developmental psychology program offers so much more than other
schools — opportunities for undergraduate research and community
placements that allow you to put what you’ve learned in the classroom
into practice. Work with children, adolescents, adults or seniors and
choose a career path that matches your interests.
Sample Courses: Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Developmental Psychology: Adolescence, Developmental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging, Learning and Behaviour
Career Tracks: Behavioural psychologist, mental health worker, rehabilitation counsellor, child and youth worker, elder care
One diploma and two degrees in five years instead of seven. That’s efficient! This program is offered in co-operation with St. Clair College. You’ll get an ECE diploma there, plus bachelor degrees in education and psychology, making you eligible to teach JK to Grade 6.
Sample Courses: Teaching and Learning, Educational Psychology, Assessment and Evaluation, Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Human Sensation and Perception, Learning and Behaviour, additional ECE classes at St. Clair College
Career Tracks: ECE, elementary teacher, principal, special education teacher, learning strategist, academic administrator
Professional Designation Possible: OCT (Ontario College of Teachers), Diploma in ECE
Minimum Average: 75%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 87%
Note: Admission to first year only
Number of Graduates (2018)
Employment Rate of Graduates
Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Social Sciences, 2017)
"Psychology has allowed me to discover my potential through research, academic practicums and hands-on learning experiences. I have been able to get involved through student organizations, facilitate classroom discussions and work alongside professors while delivering curriculum. I am grateful for the opportunities, work involvement and influential individuals I have met along the way. I hope the skills, knowledge and strategies I have gained carry with me in the field of work!"
Leonardo Anthony Pisciuneri BSc Biology & Psychology
* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that’s sure to set you on a journey to a future you’ll be proud of.
Explore a selection of opportunities recommended for students in your program. This chart shows some of your many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities
from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.
A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:
Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.
Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
Courses of study specific to each program
Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)
Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)
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