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Forensic Psychology program map

Registration for the 2019-2020 academic year will begin in June.  A preview schedule is currently available for viewing. The following are program maps for the Forensic Psychology program for those entering second, third or fourth year. Please refer only to the information for the year you are entering. 

Please keep in mind that if you are out of sequence, these maps may not be right for you. We are happy to assist anyone who is unsure of their degree progression or requirements for degree completion. Please feel free to contact the Social Science and Humanities Academic Advising office at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca or 905.721.8668 ext. 3838.

Year 2

Fall

  • PSYC 2010U – Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 2030U – Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 2060U – Cognitive Psychology
  • SSCI 2900U – Research Methods
  • Elective

Winter

  • PSYC 2020U – Social Psychology
  • PSYC 2050U – Brain and Behavior
  • PSYC 3210U – Forensic Psychology
  • SSCI 2910U – Data Analysis
  • Elective

Year 3

  • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis (fall)
  • Four Forensic Psychology electives (See below)
  • Three FSSH electives (See below)
  • Two general electives

Year 4

  • One of:
    • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I or
    • Forensic Psychology elective
  • One of:
    • Forensic Psychology Elective or
    • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)
      • Note: This SSCI 4098U requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and approval through a pre-application process.
    • One of:
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II or
      • Forensic Psychology elective*
    • Three FSSH electives (See below)
    • Four general electives

Year 4 – Advanced Entry

  • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis (fall)
  • One of:
    • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I or
    • Forensic Psychology elective
  • One of:
    • Forensic Psychology Elective or
    • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)
      • Note: This SSCI 4098U requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and approval through a pre-application process.
    • One of:
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II or
      • Forensic Psychology elective*
    • Four Forensic Psychology electives (See below)
    • Two FSSH electives (See below) – must be 3000 level or higher
  • Forensic Psychology electives
    • PSYC 3400U – Investigative Psychology (fall or winter)
    • PSYC 3060U – Personality Psychology (winter)
    • PSYC 3039U – Children, Psychology and the law (winter)
    • PSYC 3320U – Eyewitness Psychology (fall)
    • PSYC 3999U – Special Topics in Forensic Psychology I (fall or winter)
    • Note: students may take more than one section of PSYC 3999U provided the topics are different
    • PSYC 3100U – Directed Lab Research (fall or winter)
      • Note: Requires application and minimum 3.7 cumulative grade point average GPA
    • PSYC 4820U – Selected Topics in Antisociality (fall)
    • PSYC 4999U – Special Topics in Forensic Psychology II (fall)
  • FSSH electives

    FSSH electives are any courses offered by the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (e.g. COMM, CRMN, LGLS, POSC, SSCI prefixes and INDG 2000U).

  • General electives
    Any course where a student has the prerequisite and does not have a credit or faculty restriction. This includes both Forensic Psychology and FSSH electives.