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BA (Hons.) Psychology

BA (Hons.) Psychology

School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

  • Programme Code

    SLC0108

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a three-year undergraduate programme exploring social, experimental, clinical and organisational branches of psychology. The core elements of the subject matter involve the exploration of mental health, childhood and development as well as scientific fundamentals. This programme enables students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem-solving and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry analysis and interpretation. Psychology as a subject is grounded in natural and life sciences and offers ample scope to explore social sciences and humanities such as criminology and philosophy.  
The precisely designed programme curriculum offers students a glimpse of specialities available to study such as abnormal, psychology or psychiatry a degree that also includes a medical component. This popular college major subject helps the students in developing insights into communication interpersonal and human knowledge.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: To comprehend concepts and principles of different disciplines of humanities, social sciences and languages and their inter-relation.
  • PEO2: To demonstrate a detailed acquaintance of the selected core discipline of study.
  • PEO3: To apply an independent approach to address various issues related to the core area of specialization by using appropriate theories and methodologies.
  • PEO4: To work as independent critically discerning and creative participant in the workplace, community and personal life.

Program Outcomes of the BA Psychology:

  • PO1: Theory and Content of Psychology: Become familiar with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • PO2: Methods in Psychology: Comprehend and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • PO3: Applications of Psychology: Recognize and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • PO4: Critical Thinking Skills: Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • PO5: Intellectual Skills: Enable students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem solving, and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry, analysis, and interpretation.
  • PO6: Values in Psychology: Weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • PO7: Cultural diversity skills: Sensitivity towards diverse contexts, ethnic groups, minorities, marginalized groups and gender issues.
  • PO8: Entrepreneurship Skills: Development of skills and attributes of empathy, team work, strategic thinking and planning, coordination, cooperation, conflict resolution, and congruence.

Program Specific Outcomes of the BA Psychology:

  • PSO1: To engage students in the comprehensive study of the discipline so that they can understand and interpret human thought, feeling and behavior under different circumstances.
  • PSO2: To equip them with analytical skills to apply knowledge of social, developmental, cognitive, workplace and organizational psychology in different situations.
  • PSO3: To promote innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving and enable them to interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research

This course is for individuals who...

have an interest in studying Psychology, human mind and behaviour. This programme enables students to develop skills in the areas of communication, information gathering, problem-solving and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry analysis and interpretation.
 

Students who are looking for...

a career through an understanding of human behaviour thought and emotion. Fields of work after this programme include health and human services, education, marketing research and academia.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 87550 2nd Year 90177 3rd Year 92882
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1950 3800*
Programme Structure

S.

No.

Paper ID

UP

Subject Code

SU

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

 

 

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

1.

27167

 

BPY151

Personality Theories

4

0

0

4

2.

27168

 

BPY152

Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

4

0

0

4

3.

27169

A090101T

BPY153

Foundations of Psychology

4

0

0

4

4.

27170

 

BPY154

Fundamentals of MS Word for Academic

Writing

0

2

2

3

5.

 

Z010101T

COC101

Food, Nutrition and Hygiene

2

0

0

2

6.

27171

 

BPP155

Minor Project

 

 

 

2

Practical

7.

27172

A090102P

BPP153

Foundations of Psychology Lab Work

0

0

4

2

8.

27173

 

BPP152

Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

Practical

0

0

4

2

9.

27174

 

BPP151

Personality Theories Practical

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

25

S.

No.

Paper ID

UP

Subject Code

SU

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

 

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

7.

27175

A090201T

BPY156

Essentials of Psychological Testing

4

0

0

4

8.

27176

 

BPY157

Bio Psychology

5

1

0

6

9.

27177

 

BPY158

Youth Psychology & Media

5

1

0

6

10.

 

 

BSO159

Corporate Social Responsibility and Social

Entrepreneurship

4

0

0

4

11.

27178

 

BPY159

Fundamentals of Power Point for Academic

Presentation

0

2

2

3

12.

 

Z020201

COC201

First aid and Health

2

0

0

2

Practical

13.

27179

A090202P

BPP156

Psychological Testing

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

27

S.

No.

Paper ID

UP

Subject Code

SU

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

 

 

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

14.

 

 

BPY251

Introduction to Organizational Psychology

4

0

0

4

15.

 

 

BPY252

Statistics in Psychology

5

1

0

6

16.

 

A090301T

BPY253

Psychology of Social Behavior

4

0

0

4

17.

 

 

BPY254

Fundamentals of Excel for Data Analysis

0

2

2

3

18.

 

Z030301

COC301

Human Values & Environment Studies

2

0

0

2

19.

 

A090603R

CCU701

Community Connect

0

2

0

2

Practical

20.

 

A090302P

BPP253

Measurement of Social Behavior

0

0

4

2

21.

 

 

BPP251

Organizational Psychology Practical

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

25

S.No.

Paper ID

UP Subject Code

SU Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

 

L

T

P

 

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

22

 

 

BPY255 / BPY 256

Fundamentals of Educational Psychology/ Fundamentals of School Psychology

5

1

0

6

 
 

23

 

 

BPY 257

Psychology of Gender

5

1

0

6

 

24

 

A090401T

BPY 258

Abnormal Psychology

4

0

0

4

 

25

 

 

BPY 259

Stress & Stress Management

4

0

0

4

 

26

 

 

BPY 260

Digital Social Research

0

2

2

3

 

27

 

Z040401

COC401

Physical Education and Yoga

2

0

0

2

 

Practical

 

28

 

A090402P

BPP261

Screening and Assessment

0

0

4

2

 

TOTAL CREDITS

27

 

S. No.

Paper ID

UP Subject Code

SU Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

29

 

A090502T

BPY 351

Positive Psychology

4

0

0

4

30

 

A090501T

BPY 352

Human Development

4

0

0

4

31

 

 

BPY 353

Fundamentals of Research

5

1

0

6

32

 

Z050501

COC501

Analytic Abilty & Digital Awareness

2

0

0

2

33

 

A090504R

BPY 354

Social Responsibilty Project

 

 

 

6

Practical

34

 

A090503P

BPP351

Positive Psychology Lab Work

0

0

4

2

35

 

 

BPP352

Human Development Practical

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

26

S. No.

Paper ID

UP Subject Code

SU Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

36

 

A090602T

BPY355

Counseling Psychology

4

0

0

4

37

 

A090601T

BPY356/BPY357

Community Psychology/ Introduction to Health Psychology

5

1

0

6

38

 

 

BSO259

Human Rights, Constitution and Social Justice

4

0

0

4

39

 

Z060601

COC601

Communication Skills and Personality Development

2

0

0

2

40

 

A090604R

BPP358

Internship/ Research Project

 

 

 

6

Practical

41

 

 

BPP355

Counseling Psychology Practical

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

24

S. No.

Paper ID

SU Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

42

 

BPY451

Introduction to Psychotherapy

5

1

0

6

43

 

BPY452

Introduction to Clinical Psychology

4

0

0

4

44

 

BPP453

Research Project I

 

 

 

8

Practical

45

 

BPP452

Clinical Psychology Lab Work

0

0

4

2

TOTAL CREDITS

20

S. No.

Paper ID

SU Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

L

T

P

 

THEORY SUBJECTS

45

 

BPY455/ BPY458

Fundamentals of Rehabilitation Psychology/ Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

5

1

0

6

46

 

BPY456

Workplace Counseling

5

1

0

6

47

 

BPP457

Research Project II

 

 

 

8

TOTAL CREDITS

20

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Counselling Aide
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Career Counsellor
  • Social worker
  • Case Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Welfare Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • NGOs
  • Child/Youth Guidance Centers
  • Research Establishments
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Hospitality
  •   American Psychological Association
  • HEC Paris
  • L& T
  • Birla 
  • ABB 

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