Making the Most of Your Psychology Program

Want to make the most of your time with Carleton Psychology? Find out how you can engage with faculty, fellow students, the broader community, and the research process.

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1001/1002)

These survey courses provide a deeper understanding of mind and behaviour. Learn more about the course and how incoming first-year Psychology majors can take advantage of smaller lecture sections and active learning tutorials.

Participating in Psychological Research

The Department of Psychology offers Introductory Psychology students, as well as second-year research methods and stats students, the opportunity to participate in research as a way of actively learning about the theories and methods of psychological research. Students can earn grade-raising credit while also engaging in a meaningful learning experience that will help bring their classroom learning to life.

Practicum in Community Psychology (PSYC 3901/3902)

Combine your academic studies with experience in an applied environment and earn course credit along the way.

3rd-Year Honours Seminar in Psychology

The third-year honours seminars provide students with an applied introduction to theory and research in one of the Department’s areas of research: Cognitive, Developmental, Forensic, Health, Personality, and Social Psychology.

Independent Study (PSYC 4900/4902)

Want to explore an area of interest via lab or library research? Check out the one-term Independent Study option.

Psychology Undergraduate Research Event (PURE)

This celebration of student achievement involves our 4th-year undergraduate honours students sharing their capstone research with fellow students, members of the Department, and the University community.

Exploring Careers in Clinical and Counselling Psychology

Exploring Careers in Clinical and Counselling Psychology involved a panel of experts considering questions such as: How can a degree help you to prepare for a career in psychological services or related areas? What resources and supports are available? What can you be doing now to gain experience?

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Psychology 60th Anniversary Celebration

A series of Carleton Psychology TV teaching moments for the 60th Anniversary Celebration.