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Tyndale's psychology program is dedicated to the pursuit of academic scholarship, and its practical applications in various careers. Our psychology program is built on opportunities for student-driven learning and research. It includes the practical application of psychology for the real world.

Research Based

Our undergraduate psychology program will provide the opportunity to participate in assisted and independent research projects. You will have the opportunity to study the psychology of linguistics, counselling, and childhood development. You will apply methodological research skills that you will use in the future.

Practical Experience

Studying psychology at Tyndale gives you practical experience in research labs, diverse practicum, social skills groups, seminars, and Tyndale’s Research in Autism and Community Education (TRACE) camps. By working with these groups, you will get a taste of the possibilities in your future with a psychology degree.


Tyndale’s Bachelors of Arts in Psychology presents itself in a wide range of fields of study. You can focus your studies on behavioural psychology, developmental psychology, as well as the psychology of linguistics. You can remain as broad or as focused as you like, giving you the option to tailor your studies according to your interests and career goals.

Program Faculty

Dr. Amanda Azarbehi

Dr. David Cwir

Dr. Helen Noh

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Possible Future Opportunities »

  • Counsellor
  • Psychologist
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Special education Teacher
  • Early childhood Specialst
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Marketer
  • Pastoral Minister

Program Requirements

BA Psychology Core Requirements (39 Credit Hours)
  • [BSTH 101] Old Testament Scripture
  • [BSTH 102] New Testament Scripture
  • [BSTH 201] Hermeneutics
  • [BSTH 270] Introduction to Christian Theology
  • Two of
    • [ENGL 101] Introduction to Literature I
    • [ENGL 102] Introduction to Literature II
    • [ENGL 171] Literature and Composition
  • One of
    • [HIST 101] History of Western Civilization I
    • [HIST 102] History of Western Civilization II
  • [INDS 101] University Studies in Christian Perspective
  • [INDS 475] Christianity and Culture
  • [PHIL 171] Introduction to Philosophy
  • [Fine Arts] Fine Arts elective course
  • [Language] Language elective courses
Major Requirements (48 Credit Hours or 54 Credit Hours for Honours)
  • [MATH 121] Introduction to Statistics
  • [MATH 322] Data Analysis
  • [PSYC 101] Introduction to Psychology I
  • [PSYC 102] Introduction to Psychology II
  • [PSYC 205] Brain and Behaviour (same as BIOL 205 and HEAL 205)
  • [PSYC 211] Developmental Psychology I
  • [PSYC 301] Personality Psychology
  • [PSYC 305] The Integration of Christianity and Psychology
  • [PSYC 321] Abnormal Psychology
  • [PSYC 332] Cognitive Psychology
  • [PSYC 341] Social Psychology
  • [PSYC 360] Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • [PSYC 3__] Psychology courses
  • [PSYC 4__] Psychology courses
  • For honours
    • [PSYC 401] History of Psychology
    • [PSYC 461] Advanced Research Methods
    • [PSYC 497] Honours Thesis in Psychology I
    • [PSYC 499] Honours Thesis in Psychology II
Electives (33 Credit Hours or 27 Credit Hours for Honours)

Total Degree Requirements: 120 Credit Hours

BA Psychology Minor Requirements (24 Credit Hours)
  • [PSYC 101] Introduction to Psychology I
  • [PSYC 102] Introduction to Psychology II
  • [PSYC 2__] Psychology courses
  • [PSYC 3__] Psychology courses


  • At least 45 out of 120 credit hours must be taken at the 3000 or 4000 level.
  • Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and a minimum of 120 credit hours.
  • BA Honours degree requires a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and a minimum of 120 credit hours.
Program requirements subject to change.
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