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Undergraduate programs in psychology

Learn psychology with dynamic, award-winning professors

Choose from diverse and engaging course offerings and exciting, hands-on learning opportunities in the University of New Brunswick’s Department of Psychology.

You’ll learn from award-winning teachers in small class environments. You’ll gain critical thinking and problem-solving skills. We offer individualized opportunities to work in research labs in our third-year basic research and fourth-year honours courses.

Your degree in psychology will serve as a springboard from which you can pursue infinite and varied career possibilities.

Degree options

The Department of Psychology offers five undergraduate degree options to students, allowing you to tailor the program to what’s right for you and your career goals.

Choose a degree in arts or science

You can choose to pursue a degree in Psychology either as a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science.


For those with a particular interest in neuroscience, the Bachelor of Arts with a Specialization in Neuroscience will allow you to focus on the biological bases of psychology and the brain.

Human behaviour

For those with a particular interest in human behaviour, the Bachelor of Arts with a Certificate in ABA will provide specialized education in behavioural assessment and intervention.

If you’re interested in complementing your major with study in psychology, a psychology minor may be the way to go.