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University of Calgary. Dept. of Psychology
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Dates of existence
In 1960 the Faculty of Arts and Science began offering the subject of Psychology. The Department of Psychology was formed in 1962 in the same Faculty. In 1977, the department moved to the newly formed Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department offers a BA, BSc, BA Honours, BSc Honours degrees as well as graduate work leading to a MSc, and PhD.
In April 2010, all departments from the Faculty of Social Sciences were combined with those of the Faculties of Fine Arts, Humanities and Communication and Culture into the Faculty of Art.
Heads of the Department of Psychology: W.R.N. Blair, 1966-1972; R.E. Schaub, 1972-1973 (Acting); W.R.N. Blair, 1973-1974; R.E. Schaub, 1974-1979; W.R.N. Blair, 1979-1980; R.E. Schaub, 1980-1981; D.G. Jamieson, 1981-1985; W.A.S. Smith, 1985-1986; D.W. Kline, 1986-1996; B. Bland, 1996-2006; K. Dobson, 2006-2011; D. Hodgins, 2011-.