Red Deer Polytechnic

Psychology (B.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Red Deer Polytechnic
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Psychology is the scientific study of thought, emotion, and behaviour; with a focus on the dynamic interplay of biology and environment. Red Deer Polytechnic offers both Bachelor of Arts in Psychology or Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Students will acquire knowledge of various areas of specialization within Psychology (e.g., social, cognitive, developmental, clinical, neuro/biological, health); embedded within the program are themes of wellness and creative problem-solving. Experiential learning such as community service and applied research provide valuable hands-on exposure to the application of psychology to solve problems and create positive social impact. Research in and application of psychology are valued within a wide variety of contexts such as universities, schools, hospitals, clinics, legal professions, corporations, and non-profit organisations. Skills developed by psychology students (e.g., critical thinking, academic writing, research and analysis, the scientific method, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence) prepare them for future employment in a wide variety of contexts, as well as for graduate level education in psychology or a related field, or for entry into professional programs (e.g., law and medicine).
URL:Psychology (B.Sc.) at Red Deer Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,000
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in: Biology 30, ELA 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Chemistry 30 or Physics 30, Subject from Group A, B, or C (Math 31 recommended)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 26, 2021

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