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Psychology

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Program Overviews

Here is an opportunity to explore the area of Psychology, which is a scientific study of cognitive, emotional, biological and social behaviours.  This course is the basic foundation course in psychology. It provides an introduction to the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. This course examines the evolution of psychology, research methods, descriptive statistics, the brain and behaviour, human lifespan development, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, conditioning, and learning, and memory. 

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Register here for Psychology 1050: February - May: February - May

(registration closes, Friday, January 25th, 2023)


Contact Information

For further information, please contact DualCredit@ecsd.net 


Course Details

Psychology 1040: September - December

  • Locations: St. Francis Xavier High School / Archbishop MacDonald High School / Mother Margaret Mary High School
  • When:
    • St. Francis Xavier HIgh School / Archbishop MacDonald High School: During School Hours
    • Mother Margaret Mary High School: Wednesdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm  
  • High School Credit: Students will receive 5 Advanced Level CTS credits
  • Post-Secondary Credit: Students will receive 3 post-secondary credits for the course 

Psychology 1050: February - May

  • Location: Mother Margaret Mary Catholic High School (210 leger Rd NW) 
  • When: Wednesdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm 
  • High School Credit: Students will receive 5 Advanced Level CTS credits
  • Post-Secondary Credit: Students will receive 3 post-secondary credits for the course

Prerequisites

  • Psychology 1040 - Eng 20-1 with 60% Or Eng 20-2 with 70%
  • Psychology 1050 - Must have completed Psychology 1040

Fees

  • $63.00 Technology User Fee (Non-Refundable)
  • $90.00 Caution Fee (Refundable upon the return of textbooks/materials in good condition)

Transfer Information

  • Students must receive a C- or higher for a course to transfer to another post-secondary institution
  • Prior to entering any program at a post-secondary institution, the student must have the necessary prerequisites required by the institution prior to be accepted into their program
  • Each of these courses can be transferred towards a variety of post-secondary institutions, which may lead to a wide variety of potential careers 
  • Please refer to http://transferalberta.alberta.ca/transfer-alberta-search/#/searchTypeStep for future details on the specific transferability for each course

Potential Careers

  • Psychologist
  • Disability Studies
  • Social Work
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Arts and Sciences Elective, which leads to multiple career areas
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