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Program Overview
Students may combine Honours (BA) Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with another subject from the Faculties of Social Sciences or Humanities provided they meet the entry requirements for both programs.  Students normally complete 36 units of work beyond Level I in each subject area.  Students graduate with a double major - perfect for students who have more than one area of interest.

ADMISSION
Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:
3 units     PSYCH 1XX3 with a grade of at least B-
3 units     from BIOLOGY 1A03, 1M03, 1P03 or credit in Grade 12 Bio U
3 units     from MATH 1A03, 1LS3, 1M03
and requirements for the other subject
Note:  PSYCH 1X03 or 1F03 must be completed by end of Level II but recommended in Level I.

PSYCHOLOGY COURSE LIST 2
BIOLOGY 3P03, 4T03; HTH SCI 4BB3; KINESIOL 3E03; LIFE SCI 3BB3, 3E03, 3K03; LINGUIST 2PS3. 3C03, 3NL3; MUSICCOG 2MP3, all Level III & IV MUSICCOG courses; NEUROSCI 3SN3; PNB 2XD3; all Level III & IV PNB courses; all Level III & IV PSYCH courses (except PSYCH 3AB3, 3AC3, 3AG3, 3BA3, 3CB3, 3CD3 which can only be used as electives).

REQUIREMENTS
120 units total (Levels I to IV)

LEVEL I
30 units     (See Admission)

LEVEL II: 30 UNITS
3 units     PNB 2XA3 (Human Perception & Cognition)
3 units     PNB 2XB3 (Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology)
3 units     PNB 2XC3 (Animal Behaviour & Evolution)
0 units    PNB 2XT0 (PNB Tutorial)
3 units    PNB 2XE3 (Descriptive Statistics)
12 units    courses as specified for the other subject
6 units     Electives (PSYCH 1X03 or 1F03 if not completed in Level I)
Note:  (PNB 2XD3, Integrative PNB through Scientific Writing, & PNB 2XF3, Perspectives in PNB, are recommended.)

LEVEL III: 30 UNITS
6 units     from Psychology Course List 2 (PNB 2XD3, Integrative PNB through Scientific Writing) is recommended if not taken in Level II)
3 units     PNB 3RM3 (Research Methods Lab)
3 units    PNB 3XE3 (Inferential Statistics)
12 units    courses as specified for the other subject
6 units     Electives

LEVEL IV: 30 UNITS
12 units     from Psychology Course List 2
12 units    courses as specified for the other subject
6 units     Electives

Contact Department

Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (PNB)
Psychology Building (PC), Room 102
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada