Undergrads (Cog Sys)

This section includes: (a) information about undergraduate requirements to join Psi Chi and (b) the application procedure you should follow to become a member. Please read this section carefuly and if you have any questions, please visit the FAQs. If that doesn’t address your inquiry, please contact us at psichi@psych.ubc.ca.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

All undergraduate applicants must meet these four requirements, in addition to their major/minor specific requirements found just below:

  1. You are not eligible for membership until you reach the second term of Year 2. Transfer students are eligible as soon as they meet the course requirements for their proposed major or minor. You must have Cognitive Systems declared as your major at the time you apply for membership.
  2. You must meet the GPA minimum requirements. Cumulative *AND* all psychology course GPA must be in the top 35% of all UBC students. In the 2017-2018 academic year, the cut-offs are as follows: 75.4% or higher for 2nd-years; 76.1% or higher for 3rd-years; and 80.0% or higher for 4th-years.
  3. “Transfer students must meet GPA and course requirements, and must have also taken 12 credits of PSYC coursework at UBC. These 12 credits of PSYC may be used to meet course requirements.

 

 

BA in Cognitive Systems (Cognition and Brain emphasis)

Must have completed the following courses at minimum: PSYC 100 (or 101 and 102), PSYC 217 and six credits coming from any combination of: PSYC 218 (or STAT 200) or any PSYC 300- or 400-level courses (e.g., 100, 217, 218 and 365 meet the minimum requirements as does 101, 102, 217, 304 and 360).

 

BA in Cognitive Systems (Language emphasis)

The requirements are identical to those for the BA in Cognitive Systems (Cognition and Brain emphasis) (please see above).

 

BA in Cognitive Systems (Mind, Language and Computation emphasis)

Must have completed the following courses at minimum: PSYC 100 (or 101 and 102), PSYC 218 (or STAT 200 or STAT 241) and six credits coming from COGS 303 or any combination of PSYC 300- or 400-level courses (e.g., PSYC 100, PSYC 218, PSYC 304 and COGS 303 meet the minimum requirements as does PSYC 101, PSYC 102, STAT 241, PSYC 360 and PSYC 365).

 

BSc in Cognitive Systems (Cognition and Brain emphasis)

Must have completed the following courses at minimum: PSYC 100 (or 101 and 102), STAT 200 and six credits coming from COGS 303 or any combination of PSYC 300- or 400-level courses (e.g., PSYC 100, STAT 200, COGS 303 and PSYC 365 meet the minimum requirements as does PSYC 101, PSYC 102, STAT 200, PSYC 360 and PSYC 365).

 

BSc in Cognitive Systems (Computational Intelligence and Design emphasis)

Must have completed the following courses at minimum: STAT 200 (or 241) and 12 credits coming from PSYC 100 (or 101 or 102), COGS 303 or any combination of PSYC 300- or 400-level courses (e.g., STAT 200, COGS 303, PSYC 304, PSYC 360 and PSYC 365 meet the minimum requirements as does STAT 241, PSYC 102, PSYC 360, PSYC 365, and PSYC 367)