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Academic Programs

B.Sc. Psychology

The three-year B.Sc. Psychology programme which  is affiliated to the MG university, is divided into six semesters and covers 11 papers in Psychology, 4 in Human Physiology, 4 in Psychological Statistics and language papers during the first 2 years. There are 3 add on courses- Research methods, computer assisted practicals PEBL, and Forensic Psychology and a value added course on Accounting. Students also complete a dissertation project in the third year. Apart from these, the department hosts and participates in various conferences, expert talks, webinars/seminars, and workshops.

The program  incorporates experiential learning through psychology experiments in the undergraduate psychology lab that has over 100 psychological tests and apparatus, through internships (between the 2nd and 3rd year break), class seminar presentations, dissertation writing experience, and most importantly through the Department clubs and annual National Psychology fest of the department, Psyesta,  run by the students.

Through all these activities, the B.Sc.program aims to build the following 4 outcomes in the students.

B.Sc.PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)

PO1: Our graduates will understand, analyse and communicate the mental health needs of individuals (CONCEPTUAL CLARITY & COMMUNICATION)

PSO1a: Our graduates will have knowledge to analyse mental health needs of individuals with the help of theoretical knowledge and assessment tools and methods.

PSO1b: Our graduates will have knowledge to arrive at conclusions on the psychological issues and communicate and report with minimum errors.

PO2: Our graduates will have knowledge about various Psychological assessment tools and methods and their application. (ASSESSMENT SKILL)

PSO2a: Our graduates will have knowledge on theory, procedure and application of various Psychological instruments in research and real life settings.

PSO2b: Our graduates will have knowledge on various methods of data collection such as interview, observation, survey and so on. 

PO3: Our graduates will have the skill to conduct relevant research related to mental health. (RESEARCH/PROBLEM SOLVING)

PSO3a: Our graduates will have knowledge to formulate research problems and to design research methods to meet the objectives of the research problem.

PSO3b: Our graduates will have the skill to analyse data and write reports.

PO4: Our graduates will have competency to respond to the needs of the community in a socially responsible manner. (SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY)

PSO4a: Our graduates will be sensitive to the mental health and social issues of various vulnerable groups in the community. 

PSO4b: Our Graduates will be able to study the mental health and social needs of the community using theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge developed through internship and field visits.

 

 

SEMESTERS

COURSES OFFERED UNDER THE B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME

Credits

     

Semester I

PY1CRT01 Foundations and Methods of Psychology (Core)

4

 

PY1CMT02 Body Systems And Behaviour(Complementary I)

2

 

PY1CMT03 Basic Statistics- Paper I (Complementary II)

2

 

Common Course I- Paper I (English)

4

 

Common Course I- Paper II (English)

3

 

Common Course II- Paper I (Additional Language)

4

     

Semester II

PY2CRT04 Basic Cognitive Processes (Core)

4

 

PY2CMT05 Biological Basis of Behaviour (Complementary I)

2

 

PY2CMT06 Statistical Tools- Paper II (Complementary II)

2

 

Common Course I- Paper III (English)

4

 

Common Course I- Paper IV (English)

4

 

Common Course II- Paper II (Additional Language)

4

     
     

Semester III

PY3CRT07 Living in the Social World (Core)

4

 

PY3CMT08 Neurophysiology of Behaviour- (Complementary I)

2

 

PY3CMT09 Statistical Methods &Elementary Probability- (Complementary II)

2

 

PY3 P01 Psychology (Practicals-I)

1

 

Common Course I- Paper V (English)

4

 

Common Course II- Paper III (Additional Language)

4

     

Semester IV

PY4CRT10 Social Interactions and Human Behaviour (Core)

4

 

PY4CMT11 Biophysiology of Behaviour - Paper IV(Complementary I)

2

 

PY4CMT12 Statistical Inference- Paper IV(Complementary-II)

2

 

PY4 P02 Psychology (Practicals-II)

1

 

Common Course I- Paper VI (English)

4

 

Common Course II- Paper IV (Additional  Language)

4

     
     

Semester V

PY5CRT13 Abnormal Behaviour (Core)

4

 

PY5CRT14 Foundations of Organizational Behaviour (Core)

3

 

PY5CRT15 Environmental Psychology and Human Rights

4

 

PY5 OP01 Basics of Counseling Psychology(Open Course)

3

 

PY5OP02 Life Skills Development(Open Course)

 
 

PY5 P03 Experimental Psychology (Practical)

8

 

PY5Pr01 Experiential learning Project

2

     

Semester VI

PY6CRT16 Psychology of Maladaptive Behaviour (Core)

4

 

PY6CRT17 Managing Behaviour in Organization (Core)

4

 

PY6CRT18 Child Development (Core)

4

 

Choice-based Core course (Any one to be chosen)

 
 

PY6 CBT01 Theory and Practice of Counselling

3

 

PY6CBT02 School Psychology

 
 

PY6CBT03 Human Resource Development

 
 

PY6CBT04 Health Psychology

 
 

Practicals and Project

 
 

PY6 P04 Psychological Assessment (Practical)

8

 

PY6PR02 Research Project

2