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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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Registration Details

*2022 - 2023 School Year 

Psychology 1040

  • 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:  September - December 2022 - Wednesdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm  
  • Students will receive 5 Advanced Level CTS credits and 3 post-secondary credits for the course. 


Register Here for: Psychology 1040 (22/23 School Year)

**2021 - 2022 Summer School  

Psychology 1050

  • Locations: St. Francis Xavier High School 
  • When: July 4 - July 15 2022
  • Students will receive 5 Advanced Level CTS credits and 3 post-secondary credits for the course.

Register Here for: Psychology 1050 (21/22 Summer School)


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

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 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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