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