The field of psychology investigates the mysteries of the human mind and resulting behaviour. Students intrigued by what causes behaviour, how is it modified, and the therapies employed to do so, will have their curiosity rewarded in Psychology option. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of psychology, while also giving them the freedom to explore several specialized fields including, but not limited to: sports psychology, developmental psychology, and social psychology. At the same time, students will acquire core social science and research methodology skills, preparing them for eventual university study.
This option is for the student who is interested in becoming a practicing or research psychologist. Careers in these fields can be found in: private clinics, mental health institutions, education (research and/or teaching) and large companies.