The UBC Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with a Major in Behavioural Neuroscience.

  • For information on the very popular Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Psychology, see Arts Psychology
  • Students applying to second year, must apply using the online coordinated admissions process administered by the Faculty of Science
  • Students applying to third year, must apply online through the Department of Psychology’s website for admission in June

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

UBC Calendar
UBC Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

 

In addition to the Faculty of Science promotion requirements, these are the specific first and second year requirements for this major.


First Year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

Communications Requirement 1

6

Two of:

ENGL 1123

SCIE 1113 or 1114

ENGL 1129

ENGL 1100

6

BIOL 111, 121, 140

8

BIOL 1115 & 1215

8

CHEM 121 & 123

8

CHEM 1120 & 1220

8

MATH 100 or 104

3

MATH 1153/1253 2 or 1171 or 1173/1183 or 1174

3-6

MATH 101 or 105

3

MATH 1271 or 1273/1283 or 1274

3-4

PHYS 101 or 117 3

3

PHYS 1101 or 1125 3

4

 
Second Year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

CHEM 233 & 235

4

CHEM 2216

4

PSYC 101 & 102

6

PSYC 1115 & 1215

6

PSYC 270

PSYC 277, 278

3

8

Unavailable

Unavailable

0

0

Two of:

BIOL 200

BIOL 201

BIOL 204

BIOL 205

 

3

3

4

4

Two of:

BIOL 2415

BIOL 2315

BIOL 2350

BIOL 2450

 

3

3

3

3

Electives 4

3

Electives 4

 

 

Footnotes:

1 For full list of acceptable courses see Communication Requirement

2 UBC MATH 110 (Langara MATH 1153 & 1253) may substitute for any of the specified calculus courses listed by decreasing the electives by 3 credits

3 Students without Physics 12 must take UBC PHYS 100 (Langara PHYS 1118) before taking any PHYS 100-level course(s)

4 Elective credits together with required courses must fulfill the UBC Faculty of Science's:
a.) Foundational Requirement
b.) Laboratory Science Requirement
c.) Science Breadth Requirement
d.) Science and Arts Requirements
e.) Upper-level Requirement
f.) General Degree Requirements

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated March 2022