Combined Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation with BA/BSc Psychology

This is a five-year experiential program. Examine the economic, social, and political forces that serve to marginalize people.

Put your education to work

Study how people think, feel, and behave. Use your knowledge to solve real-world problems. Learn how to form alliances that promote full participation in community.

You may be interested in this program if you wish to work in community organizations but may not yet received practical experience.

You'll receive a solid background in psychology as well as supervised community practice. Access contact with over 250 community service agencies. This is an entry-level professional degree for rehabilitation practitioners.

 

Degrees offered

  • Combined Bachelor Community Rehabilitation/BA or BSc Psychology

Degree requirements

Combined BCR/BA or BSc

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Admission requirements

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Student Success Centre
Taylor Family Digital Library, Third Floor
403.220.5881
success@ucalgary.ca

Sarah Hawley, Undergraduate Student Advisor
Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Program
TRW, 3rd Floor
Foothills Campus
403.220.2985
sjhogan@ucalgary.ca


Skills to set you on the path to success

Where will you go with your training? A psychology degree will ground you in skills and knowledge that will open up your world. Find out what you'll learn.

Explore the comprehensive Program Learning Outcomes.

Understand the science of psychology

  • Key concepts and approaches

  • Biological, psychological, and social bases of behaviour and thought processes

  • Historical trends and recent advances

  • Cultural origins and boundaries of psychological science

Learn problem solving

  • Think critically
  • Use relevant sources of scientific knowledge
  • Contribute to knowledge and problem solving

Work with data

  • Understand research methods
  • Create and carry out your own research questions
  • Analyze and communicate

Develop communication skills

  • Write for scientific and non-scientific audiences

  • Explain concepts and ideas

  • Contribute to groups

Work with information and research

  • Find and interpret sources

  • Assess relevance and validity

  • Read, analyze and communicate

Understand and apply ethics in a diverse world

  • Identify action and policy issues

  • Apply principles

  • Social justice and social change
  • Recognize different perspectives that apply to ethical dilemmas

Apply knowledge and skills

  • Generate solutions using principles

  • Understand the practical uses of psychological concepts and methods

  • Transfer learning to new situations

Understand and support diversity

  • Recognize one’s biases
  • Describe cultural differences

  • Seek out diverse voices and ways of knowing
Melanie Noel, as assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and a member of the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, studies pediatric pain.

Melanie Noel, as assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and a member of the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, studies pediatric pain.

Riley Brandt, UCalgary

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