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Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology

Seneca College - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$19,007 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$17,450), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

This program is the first four-year undergraduate honours degree in Canada that provides a comprehensive program of study in the rapidly growing field of Behavioural Psychology. With a curriculum based on the theory that adaptive and maladaptive behaviours are acquired through interaction with the environment, you will examine a range of subjects in psychology, including behavioural intervention, behavioural techniques and the application of Applied Behaviour Analysis in clinical and non-clinical settings. You will graduate with in-depth theoretical, conceptual and applied knowledge in behavioural psychology.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services are becoming more widely available in Ontario as funding has quadrupled over the last ten years. Approximately one in 10 Canadians have a learning disability, and one in five children and youth has a mental health challenge in Ontario.

Skills

Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:

  • Developmental and intellectual disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Mental health and neurological injury applications
  • Experience in gathering information to design treatments and interventions

Mandatory Degree Work Term

You will be required to fulfil one mandatory work term within a professional environment with a minimum of 420 hours. The work term(s) may be a paid or unpaid position completed between two academic semesters. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements before participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for the mandatory degree work term regardless of success in securing a work position.

Affiliations/Associations

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified a course sequence in this program that makes students eligible to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Examination (BCaBA). Applicants must meet additional requirements before being deemed eligible to take the examination.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Autism instructor therapist
  • Behaviour therapist
  • Behavioural consultant
  • Associate behaviour analyst
  • Mental health worker
  • Youth worker
  • Addictions worker
  • Educational assistant
  • Family counsellor
  • Rehabilitation counsellor
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States