Psychology, in simple terms, is the study of human mind and human behavior. The knowledge of psychology helps students to study how a human mind functions in different situations, how it develops perception, what are the various situations and how they affect the development of human behavior.
BA Psychology is ideal for students who have an inclination towards Arts and Social Sciences and are willing to take up an in-depth study of psychology. The program involves study of mind processes, motives, reactions, feelings, conflicts and its resolution, group behavior, motivation and the functioning of mind. It focuses on understanding individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases. It aspires to shape and develop effectively trained psychology resource persons who are equipped with the ability to promote and shape the psychological wellness of the people of all ages.
The courses at the undergraduate level are generally application based and prepare students for entry level jobs in related fields. Beyond the scope of the curriculum, the program goes on to shape the interpersonal and communication skills of the students in the preparation for their career in psychology. In short, the students will develop awareness of all the key principles and concepts of the subjects during the duration of the program.
To add to this, a degree in Psychology offers incredible career growth opportunities either in the clinical field or within the corporate field. Students can work as Social Service Specialists or Counselors in top-notch Indian companies. Also they can opt for higher studies in the same specialization of Psychology with Master of Arts (Psychology) which will enhance their concepts; more specifically adding significant value in their resume.
To facilitate students develop a comprehensive knowledge about psychology theories, and various core domains of psychology.
To develop an understanding of theoretical knowledge and applied skills in core fields of psychology.
To scientifically interpret the effects of behavioral and mental functions and/or provide clinical or organizational services in different fields (education, research, human resources, etc.)
To enable students to appreciate individual and cultural diversity.
Program Outcomes (POs) At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to
Develop a better understanding of the functioning of the human mind, body and behaviour.
Recognize and respect the complexity of sociocultural diversity and individual differences.
Appreciate the value of psychology in professional and personal domains.
Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice.
Contribute towards the society in the form of community engagement and betterment.