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Educational Psychology Minor Concentration

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Educational Psychology (18 credits)

Completion of this Minor Concentration DOES NOT qualify a student to enter the teaching profession. Students interested in a teaching career should consult the Faculty of Education section of this publication for information about Bachelor of Education programs that lead to teacher certification. See Faculty of Education programs offered by the Department of Integrated Studies in Education. 

Respecting Faculty of Arts Multi-track System regulations, students registering for the Major Concentration Psychology and the Minor Concentration Educational Psychology must complete an additional Minor Concentration in Arts in a unit other than Psychology.

Students should consult the Faculty of Arts sections on "Faculty Degree Requirements," "Program Requirements," and "Departmental Programs" for information on the "Multi-track System" and "Course Requirements" for information on "Courses Outside the Faculties of Arts and of Science" and other topics such as course restrictions, credit counting, etc.

Required Course (3 credits)

This required course has a prerequisite of an introductory course in psychology taken at either CEGEP or university level (e.g., PSYC 100 or EDPE 300). Students who do not have this prerequisite prior to entry into the program may take either PSYC 100 or EDPE 300. EDPE 300 may count as one of the complementary courses for the minor concentration.

EDPE 335 (3) Instructional Psychology

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits to be selected as follows:

3 credits to be taken near the end of program completion, one of:

Note: Students with a background in psychology should normally select EDPE 355. EDPE 355 has a prerequisite, either PSYC 231 or permission of the instructor.

EDPE 355 (3) Cognition and Education
EDPE 555 (3) Applied Cognitive Science

12 credits selected from the following list:

*Note: Students may not receive credit for both EDPE 208 and PSYC 304. EDPE 208 is not open to students registered in a Major or Minor Concentration in Psychology.

EDPE 208* (3) Personality and Social Development
EDPE 304 (3) Measurement and Evaluation
EDPE 355 (3) Cognition and Education
EDPE 377 (3) Adolescence and Education
EDPE 510 (3) Learning and Technology
EDPE 515 (3) Gender Identity Development
EDPE 535 (3) Instructional Design
EDPE 555 (3) Applied Cognitive Science
EDPI 309 (3) Exceptional Students
EDPI 526 (3) Talented and Gifted Students
EDPI 527 (3) Creativity and its Cultivation
EDPI 543 (3) Family, School and Community
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Faculty of Arts—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)

Educational Psychology Minor Concentration

Location

Location

Program Director
  • Professor Susanne P. Lajoie
  • Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
  • Faculty of Education
  • 514-398-4248
Program Coordinator
  • Mr. Dean Thomson
  • Faculty of Education
  • 3700 McTavish Street, Room 614
  • 514-398-4248

About the Educational Psychology Minor Concentration

About the Educational Psychology Minor Concentration

Educational Psychology encompasses: (a) the theoretical and applied study of learning, cognition, and instruction in a variety of educational settings across ages and domains; (b) instructional technology and computers as cognitive tools in learning; (c) cognitive and social processes in learning; (d) evaluation and enhancement of learning and teaching; (e) education of learners with special needs or difficulties; (f) relationships of phenomena related to teaching, learning and assessment in human development; and (g) the impact of family and community on children’s learning and development.

For further information, see Faculty of Education > Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Faculty: 
Faculty of Arts—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)