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Program Overview

Whether your career goal is human services, public relations, advertising, or ministry, the knowledgeable and caring faculty in the Department of Psychology at York University can help you acquire the skills you need for the profession you want. Psychology is one of the largest majors at York University, drawing students from across the United States to the innovative department.

A psychology major provides significant career options including:

  • Human Services
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Advertising

Aside from graduate studies in psychology, other advanced study options include:

  • Counseling
  • Psychology Education
  • Research
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Marketing
  • Clinical Psychology

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. The learner will identify features of the major theoretical perspectives within psychology.
  2. The learner will identify and apply psychological principles within real-world situations.
  3. The learner will communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
  4. The learner will understand research methods used within psychology, and evaluate results with critical thinking.
  5. The learner will be prepared for entrance into the field or graduate school or professional programs.




General Psychology

Human Growth & Development

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

History & Systems

Adolescent Psychology

Theories of Personality

Abnormal Psychology

Testing & Measurement

Physiological Psychology

Adult Development & Aging


Social Science Research

Learning and Memory

Social Psychology

Psychology and Christianity

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The mission of York University is to transform lives through Christ-centered education and to equip students for lifelong service to God, family and society.
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