Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Computer Science and Psychology

The Honours BSc Computer Science and Psychology program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits, including at least 6.0 senior credits of CP courses and at least 7.0 senior credits of PS courses. The program must contain the following:

Required Courses:
CP104, CP114, CP120/PC120, CP213, CP216, CP217, CP312, CP317, CP386, CP363, CP414, and at least 2.0 additional senior CP credits;
PS100*, PS295, PS296, PS390, PS394, PS395; PS499* (or 1.0 credit of 300 or 400-level PS courses); either PS270 or PS275; two of PS260, PS261, PS262, PS263; two of PS360, PS361, PS362, PS363; two of PS460, PS461, PS462, PS463, PS465;
MA110* (or MA103), MA121, MA122, MA238; PC131 (or PC141), PC132 (or PC142);
A minimum of 0.5 credit from Curriculum Division A
A minimum of 0.5 non-PS credit from Curriculum Division B

Additional Information

1. Progression to Year 2 requires a GPA of at least 4.00 in CP104 and CP114, a GP of at least 6.00 in PS100*, and an overall GPA of at least 5.00. For progression to subsequent years, the cumulative GPA must be at least 4.00 in CP courses, at least 6.00 in PS courses and at least 5.00 overall; for graduation, the cumulative GPA must be at least 4.00 in CP courses, at least 7.00 in PS courses and at least 5.00 overall.
2. The senior CP electives must include at least 1.0 credit at the 400 level.
3. For students considering graduate studies, it is recommended that a thesis (PS499* or CP493/CP494) be taken in Year 4. Students wishing to take PS499* are advised that this is a limited enrolment course; students must apply during the winter term of Year 3 to Psychology to take this course. Refer to the course description for application details.
4. The following is a suggested schedule within which all program requirements can be fulfilled. If students take MA103 instead of MA110*, it is recommended that they complete CP120 in the Winter term of Year 1.


Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Addition May 28, 2009: New Program; effective September 1, 2009.

Editorial Revision March 23, 2010: CP120/PC120 taken in Year 2; effective immediately.