Department Of Psychology

Department Of Psychology

The Department of Psychology of St. Teresa’s College is a newly established discipline in 2016. The department is unique in itself as it aims at finding the keys to the integral development of an individual. Education, no matter whichever forms it takes, does not reach its fullness until it leads the society to the next level of development which in turn depends on developing the individual.

Our department focuses on the all-round development of an individual. Therefore the bachelor’s programme enables the students to know the wide range of avenues in the field of Psychology especially Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Counselling and so on which help them to select the area of their own interest for further studies. The choice based course credit system is followed.

Knowledge To Address Real-World Problems

The department is devoted to train students who work to advance theory and create knowledge that helps to address the real-world problems. Diversity enriches the department and the science of psychology. We strive to cultivate a community that values various approaches, viewpoints, promotes intellectual growth and fosters ingenuity. Therefore, it is important to attract individuals with a range of backgrounds and experiences that includes research assistants, undergraduates, PhD students, faculty, staff.

In addition, the department seeks applicants from all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds and religions. Beyond the academics, the department invites scholars, researchers, clinical practitioners to share their expertise with students. The department faculty works to bring out the emerging trends and academic research in the subject. The course evolves to include academic materials and practices to emerge globally.

The Department of Psychology envisages a life oriented education that helps the students to be acquainted with the human nature as well as human behavior in order to respond accurately, precisely and relevantly.

“To make students aware of themselves and others, and utilize their knowledge for the service of the society.”

Message from HOD

Welcome to the department of Psychology, St. Teresa’s College. This is a newly Established Department in 2016 with a motto to train students as psychologists to meet the diverse needs in society today. Psychology is a scientific discipline and profession. The course offered by the department is B.Sc. Psychology and the core papers included are Social psychology, Abnormal psychology, Developmental psychology, Organizational behavior, Practicum etc. The objective is to develop a knowledge base of human behavior across the broad areas of psychology and also to become aware of the applications of psychology in the professions associated with Psychology. Students learn to apply psychological knowledge to one’s own world and, herby enhance understanding of human behavior and effective functioning. The department seeks to combine excellence in education with service to the society. The asset of the Department is highly motivated students and teachers. We hope that we will be able to deliver our best to serve the society and mankind.

HOD, Department Of Psychology