Biology-Psychology

NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.

Biology-Psychology program description.

BIPS4000Pre-professional Seminar0ch (1S)

Students will attend a series of monthly seminars and workshops related to professional practices. Topics will include information on (1) business management, human resources, and legal aspects of running a practice, (2) interpreting research studies, statistics and literature reviews and (3) developing presentation and interview skills, preparing for MCAT type examinations and guidance on careers in health sciences. Students will enroll in this course for each term that they are in the pre-professional program. Admission is restricted to students accepted into the pre-professional program of the Biology-Psychology major.

BIPS4001Designing Research Proposals3 ch

Under the direction of co-supervisors from the departments of Psychology and Biology a student develops a thesis proposal which is assessed and approved by both departments.

Prerequisite: Eligibility for the Honours Bio-Psych program. 

BIPS4002Honours Thesis3 ch

Under the direction of co-supervisors from the departments of Psychology and Biology a student conducts, completes, and defends the research.

Prerequisite: A grade of B+ or higher in BIPS 4001