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BSc.Psychology

PREAMBLE

Counseling Psychology is a specialty within professional psychology that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span.  The specialty  pays particular attention to emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns.

Curriculum Design

The program in Psychology provides training to those who wish to promote mental health in individuals, families, organizations, and communities through careers in direct service, leadership, research, and education. The course follows the scientist- practitioner model of training students. Students are given a firm and balanced grounding in theory and research, research methods and counseling skills training in applied settings.

The fundamental goal of the department is to help the students develop awareness, knowledge and skills in the discipline of  Psychology.

To train the students to acquire the requisite competencies in the following areas :

a) Assessment skills

b) Personal development

c) Research skills

d) Counseling/therapy skills

e) Development of ethical behavior in counseling settings

Eligibility

Candidates shall be required to have passed the plus two or equivalent examination in any stream. For those having studied Psychology or Home Science or Biology and Chemistry subjects those marks will also be taken. Additional marks will be awarded to those having studied Psychology at school level.

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Professional training and skill enhancement in order to provide and widen employment opportunities for women through the curriculum addressing contemporary issues.
  • Enable students to acquire life skills that assist in the enhancement of overall personal and professional attributes.
  • To become academically qualified and mature, as enlightened individuals assisting in the achievement of family and social goals.
  • Orient students to enhance entrepreneurial competencies.
  • Strengthening linkages with Government agencies, NGOs, policy makers and the general public with a view to provide employment opportunities for students and enriching the database in research in all fields.
  • Influence and develop policies to advocate for individuals, families and communities to achieve empowermennd facilitate sustainable futures.
  • Enable the learners to employ acquired knowledge into practical counselling to enable families, individuals etc enjoy mental health to the maximum.
  • Educating the individual for highest quality practical training for life.
  • Conducting research to discover the changing needs of the individuals, families and society and the means of satisfying these needs.
  • Inculcate a sense of social awareness and spirit of service to the society.
  • Furthering community, national and world conditions favourable to family and community living.

STRUCTURE OF BACHELOR’S PROGRAMME IN PSYCHOLOGY

Content of the UG programme in Psychology

The UG programme in Home Science includes

(a) Common Courses, (b) Core Courses, (c) Complementary Courses, (d) Open Courses and (e) Project.

No course shall carry more than 4 credits. The student shall select any Choice based Course offered by the Department which offers the core courses, depending on the availability of teachers and infrastructure facilities, in the institution. Open course will be offered in any subject and the student shall have the option to do courses offered by other Departments in the fifth semester.

Courses

The number of courses for the programme should contain 12 compulsory core courses and 1 choice based course from the frontier area of the core courses and a project; 8 complementary courses, from the relevant subjects for complementing the course of study. There should be 10 common courses which include the first and second language of study.

  Scheme: Core Courses

 

 

 

Semester

Title of course

Course code

No of hours per week

No. of credits

Total credits

Total hours/

semester

 

I.

Basic Psychological Processes

 

Practical  – 1

CP1BT01B

 

CP1BP01B

2

 

2

2

 

1

3

72

 

II.

Basic Cognitive Processes

 

Practical  – 2

CP2BT02B

 

CP2BP02B

2

 

2

2

 

1

3

72

 

III.

Counselling Psychology I

 

Practical – 3

CP3BT03B

 

CP3BP03B

3

 

2

3

 

1

4

90

 

 

IV.

Counselling Psychology II

 

Practical – 4

CP4BT04B

 

 

CP4BP04B

3

 

 

2

3

 

 

2

5

90

 

V.

Psychological Measurement and Testing

 

Practical  – 5

CP5BT05B

 

CP5BP05B

3

 

3

3

 

 

3

90

Abnormal Behaviour

 

Practical  – 6

CP5BT06B

 

CP5BP06B

3

 

2

3

 

 

3

90

Life Skill Development

 

Practical  – 7

CP5BT07B

 

CP5BP07B

3

 

2

3

 

 

3

90

Health Psychology

 

Practical  – 8

CP5BT08B

 

CP5BP08B

3

 

2

2

 

 

2

90

Open Course

CP5DT01B

4

4

4

72

 

VI.

 

Counselling and Psychotherapy

 

Practical  – 9

CP6BT09B

 

CP6BP09B

3

 

2

3

 

2

5

90

Educational Psychology

 

Practical – 10

CP6BT10B

 

CP6BP10B

3

 

3

3

 

2

5

90

 

 

Stress Management

 

Practical  – 11

CP6BT11B

 

CP6BP11B

3

 

3

3

 

2

5

90

Positive Psychology

 

Practical  – 12

CP6BT12B

 

CP6BP12B

3

 

2

3

 

2

5

90

Choice Based Course

CP6BT13B

3

3

3

54

Project

 

1

1

1

18

 

  • Two/three hours will be allotted for Practicals in each semester. The practical examination/document evaluation for the same will be conducted in even semesters.

 Scheme: Complementary Courses

 

 

 

Semester

Title of course

Course code

No of hours per week

No. of credits

Total credits

Total hours/

semester

I.

Biological Basis of Behaviour

CP1CT01B

4

3

3

54

I.

Life Span Development – I

CP1CT02B

4

3

3

54

II.

Neurophysiology of Behaviour

CP2CT03B

4

3

3

54

II.

Life Span Development – II

CP2CT04B

4

3

3

54

III.

Statistics – I

CP3CT05B

4

4

4

54

III.

Theories of Child Development – I

CP3CT06B

4

4

4

54

IV.

Statistics – II

CP4CT07B

4

4

4

54

IV.

Theories of Child Development – II

CP4CT08B

4

4

4

54

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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