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Department of Psychology


5246 Robert C. Brown Hall, (604) 291-3354 Tel, (604) 291-3427 Fax, www.sfu.ca/psychology

Chair

W.R. Krane BA (Windsor), MA, PhD (York)

Professors Emeriti

E. Ames BSc (Tufts), PhD (C'nell)

P. Bakan BA, MA, PhD (NY)

A.L. Diamond BA (Cinc), MA, PhD (Col)

V. Modigliani DottFisica (Rome), MA, PhD (Wayne State)

A.C. Paranjpe BA, MA, PhD (Poona)

C.D. Webster BA (Br Col), MA (Qu), PhD (Dal)

Professors

B.K. Alexander BA (Miami, Ohio), MS, PhD (Wis)

M.L. Bowman BA (Alta), MSc, PhD (McG)

C.B. Crawford BA, MSc (Alta), PhD (McG)

M. Kimball BA (Macalester), PhD (Mich)*

D.L. Krebs BA (Br Col), MA, PhD (Harv)

J.E. Marcia BA (Wittenberg), MA, PhD (Ohio State)

C.G. McFarland BA (Alta), MA, PhD (Wat)

R. Mistlberger BA (McG), PhD (Chic)

M.M. Moretti BA (Brock), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

R.M. Roesch BS (Arizona), PhD (Ill)

J.N. Strayer BA (Col), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

B.W.A. Whittlesea BA, MA (Windsor), PhD (McM)

Associate Professors

K. Bartholomew BA (S Fraser), PhD (Stan)

B.L. Beyerstein BA (S Fraser), PhD (Calif)

A.R. Blackman BSc (Lond), BSc (Edin), MSc, PhD (McG), Associate Dean of Arts

E.M. Coles BSc, PhD (Lond)

D.N. Cox BA, MA, PhD (Br Col)

R.J. Freeman BSc (Tor), MA, PhD (Wat)

S.D. Hart BA, PhD (Br Col)

R.F. Koopman AB, PhD (Ill)

W.R. Krane BA (Windsor), MA, PhD (York)

R.G. Ley BA (S Fraser), MA, PhD (Wat)

M.D. Maraun BA (S Fraser), MA (Guelph), PhD (Tor)

N.J. Roese BSc (Br Col), MA (Manit), PhD (W Ont)

W. Turnbull BA (Tor), MA, PhD (N Carolina)

R.D. Wright BA (Br Col), MA, PhD (WOnt)

A. Young BA (Guelph), MSc, PhD Wat)

Assistant Professors

J. Carpendale BA, MA (S Fraser), PhD (Br Col)

D. Connolly BA, MA (W Laur), LLB, PhD (Vic)

G. Iarocci BA, MA, PhD (McG)

J.J. McDonald BA (S Fraser), MA, PhD (Br Col)

A.E. Thornton BA (Minnesota), MSc (Memphis State), PhD (Memphis)

N.V. Watson BA, MA (WOnt), PhD (Br Col)

Adjunct Professors

J. Anderson BA (Harv), PhD (Br Col)

D. Boer BSc, MSc, PhD (Alta)

R. Doll MSc (Br Col), MSW (Tor)

D. Eaves MB, ChB (Liv)

M. Gilbert BA (Br Col), MA (Queens), PhD (SFraser)

R. Holland BA (York), MD (McMaster), FRCP

E. Huntsman BA (Azusa Pacific), MA (Pepperdine), PhD (Wash)

K.L. Jang BA, MA (S Fraser), PhD (WOnt)

M. Kendrick BA, MA, PhD (Br Col)

D. Kimura BA, MA, PhD (McG)

W. Koch BA (Montana), MA, PhD (Alta)

R. Kropp BA (Br Col), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

D.R. Laws BA (Missouri), MA, PhD (S Illinois)

B. Ledwidge BSc (Loyola), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

W.J. Livelsey BA, MB, ChB, PhD (Liv)

J. McEwan BA (McMaster), MA (Br Col), PhD (Vic)

D.J. Meen BAMed (Alta), PhD (Manitoba)

C. Smiley BA (McM), MA (Villanova), PhD (Western)

B.D. Sumbo BSc (Alta), MA, PhD (Carl)

J. Ternes BA (Wat), MA, PhD (Br Col)

G. Tien BSc, MA (SC), PhD (S Fraser)

R.S. Tonkin MDCM, FRCPC, OBC

Associate Members

R. Corrado, Criminology

B.M.F. Galdikas, Archaeology

A. Horvath, Education

M. Jackson, Criminology

J. Martin, Education

R. Steinberg, Counselling Services

D. Weeks, Kinesiology

R.C. Ydenberg, Biological Sciences

Laboratory Instructor

E. Michno BA (Wat)

Senior Lecturers

R. Day BA (Vic), MA (Guelph), PhD (S Fraser)

L.J. Foster BA (Br Col), MA (New Br)

Advisors

Ms. H. Rhodes, 5253 Robert C. Brown Hall, 778.782 -3359

Ms. B. Davino, 5249 Robert C. Brown Hall, 778.782 4840

*joint appointment with women's studies

Letters of Permission

Please see "General Information"..

The Department of Psychology does not normally approve letters of permission for students already registered at Simon Fraser University to take PSYC 201, 210 and 301 at a different institution. Such permission may be granted for other 100 to 300 division courses. Direct all enquiries to the psychology undergraduate advisor.

Major Program

To be admitted to the major program, students must obtain a final course grade of C (2.0) or better in each of the following courses.

PSYC 100-3 Introduction to Psychology I

PSYC 102-3 Introduction to Psychology II

PSYC 201-4 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

PSYC 207-3 Introduction to History of Psychology

PSYC 210-4 Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology

Note: The above requirement applies to courses transferred from other institutions as well as to courses taken at Simon Fraser University.

PSYC 100 should be taken in the first semester and PSYC 102 should follow PSYC 100 as early as possible. (Concurrent registration in PSYC 100 and 102 is not permitted.) PSYC 201 and 210 should be taken during the first four semesters.

To receive a major in psychology, students must

Honors Program

The application form and information hand-out are available at the psychology general office. Application deadline: May 1.

Admission
Continuation

Students not meeting the requirements may be dropped from the program, but may apply for readmission at a later date.

Completion

Complete 60 upper division credit hours, of which 50 must be in upper division psychology courses, including all of

PSYC 402-5 Historical and Theoretical Issues in Psychology

PSYC 490-5 Honors Project*

PSYC 499-5 Honors Project*

*together comprise the honors project and are to be taken only after completion of 90 credit hours, with at least 20 credit hours in upper division psychology

No more than eight upper division credits may be in directed studies courses. Up to 12 upper division credits may be approved options from other departments.

Students must also meet the honors graduation requirements of the University and the Faculty of Arts and obtain certification by the undergraduate studies committee that the program has been satisfactorily completed.

Minor Program

To be admitted to the minor program, students must obtain a final course grade of C (2.0) or better in each of the following courses.

PSYC 100-3 Introduction to Psychology I

PSYC 102-3 Introduction to Psychology II

PSYC 201-4 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Note: The above requirement applies to courses transferred from other institutions as well as to courses taken at Simon Fraser University.

Students must complete one of PSYC 221, 241, 250, 260, 270 or 280 and a minimum of 15 upper division psychology credit hours with a CGPA of 2.0. No more than 3 credit hours may be in directed studies courses. At least eight upper division credit hours must be taken at SFU.

Students who are approved majors or honors in criminology, intend to minor in psychology, and who have successfully completed CRIM 220 (with a final course grade of C [2.0] or better), may request a waiver for PSYC 201 by petitioning the psychology undergraduate advisor. If this waiver is granted, an additional three credit upper division psychology course must be selected to replace it.

Extended Minor Program

An extended minor consists of all lower division requirements for a major and all upper division requirements for a minor. A student must have their program approved by the advisor for the extended minor program.

Joint Major in Psychology and Criminology

For information, see "Joint Major in Criminology and Psychology"..

Joint Major in Psychology and Business Administration

For information see "Joint Major in Business Administration and Psychology"..

Joint Major in Psychology and Women's Studies

For information, see "Joint Major in Psychology and Women's Studies"..

Cooperative Education Program

The Faculty of Arts offers cooperative education to qualified students who wish practical experience. The program entails planned study semesters and employment in the area of the student's choice.

Note: This program will not provide training in clinical psychology or therapeutic techniques.

For admission, 30 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 CGPA is required. Prior to admission, students must complete PSYC 100, 102, 201 and 210 or their equivalents. Transfer students must complete at least 15 credit hours at Simon Fraser University.

For details, see "Cooperative Education".. Arrangements for work semesters are made through the Faculty of Arts coop coordinator who should be consulted at least one semester in advance.

Advice to Students from Other Departments

To register in psychology courses, students must meet the prerequisites or special instructions. The listed prerequisites indicate the minimal background expected by instructors.

Psychology and Statistics

In most areas of psychology, a level of statistical sophistication is required before undertaking independent research or evaluating research of others. The department offers several courses in research methodology and data analysis: PSYC 201, 210, 301, 311, 410, 411. Students who have a special interest in more extensive statistical training to facilitate their work in psychology, should also consider courses from STAT 270 and above, and in particular, STAT 270, 302, 330, 403, 410 and 430.

Directed Studies Courses (PSYC493498 inclusive)

These courses enable an individual or small group to work with a faculty member on a reading or research project of mutual interest. Common reasons for a student requesting such a course are

The minimum entry requirements are a B (3.0) average, at least 60 credit hours and department permission. Students taking a directed studies course must complete an application form (available in the department) in conjunction with the intended instructor.



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