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BS (Hons.) Psychology

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Admission
Fall & Spring Intake
Duration
4 Years
Semester
8
Campuses Offered
Raiwind Campus
Entry Requirements
Minimum 50% in inter or equivalent examination

Introduction

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. BS-Psychology Program inculcates balanced knowledge on theoretical, research, practical and clinical aspects in Psychology. This unique program provides an understanding of the basic processes of sensation, perception, cognition, language, learning and memory, personality and development along with the principles of Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

The in-depth knowledge and understanding of Psychological principles and scientific methods for evaluating theories and research in Social Sciences is a key skill in our rapidly changing society. The overall goal of the Program is to integrate the scientific foundation of Psychology with the core concepts of Humanities along with modern science to better prepare students for the professional training in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, and other related disciplines.

Program Objectives

01

Develop knowledge about the nature, origin, history and scope of Psychology, perspectives and major field as a discipline.

02

Describe and explain major theoretical positions and empirical findings in subfields of psychology.

03

To make students aware of the moral/ethical implications of psychological theories and practices.

04

Develop the basic skills of a professional psychologist, so they can opt. any further field of Psychology as a profession.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must achieve minimum 45% marks in Intermediate or equivalent qualification.

Roadmap of the Program

Year 1

Semester 1
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ENG-101 English I - 3
PST-101 Pakistan Studies - 2
COM-101 Introduction to computers - 3
PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology (F) - 2
PSY-102 Schools and Perspectives in Psychology(F) - 2
PSY-103 Biological Basis of Behavior (F) - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15
Semester 2
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ENG-102 English-II - 3
ISL-101 Islamic Studies - 2
MTH-101 Mathematics - 3
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology - 3
MAS-101 Introduction to Mass Communication - 3
PSY-104 Applied Areas of Psychology (F) - 2
PSY-105 Practicals in Psychology (F) - 1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17

Year 2

Semester 3
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ENG-201 Communication Skills (Eng. III) - 3
MGT-201 Introduction to Management - 3
BIO-201 Biology - 3
EDU-201 Teaching and Learning Skills - 3
SOW-201 Introduction to Social Work - 3
PSY-201 Environmental Psychology (Maj.) - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18
Semester 4
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
LAG-201 Any UN language (French/Chinese) - 3
LAW-201 Introduction to Law - 3
PHI-201 Philosophy/Critical Thinking - 3
FAN-201 Food and Nutrition - 3
PSY-202 Ethical Issues in Psychology (F) - 3
PSY-203 Gender Issues in Psychology(Maj.) - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18

Year 3

Semester 5
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
PSY-301 Psycho-pathology (F) - 3
PSY-302 Cognitive Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY-303 Psychological Assessment (F) - 3
Psychological Assessment Practical (F) - 1
PSY-304 Research Methods - I (Maj.) - 3
PSY-305 Statistics in Psychology (Maj.) - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 16
Semester 6
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
PSY-306 Research Methods-II (Maj.) - 3
PSY-307 Group Research (Maj.) - 1
PSY-308 Theories of Personality (F) - 2
PSY-309 Cross Cultural Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY-310 Data Analysis using SPSS (Maj.) - 3
PSY-311 Social Psychology (F) - 3
PSY-312 Active Citizenship/Voluntary work/Community work(F) - Mandatory
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15

Year 4

Semester 7
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
PSY-401 Experimental Psychology (F) + Lab Experiments (F) - 5
PSY-402 Developmental Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY------ Elective-I - 3
PSY------ Elective-II - 3
PSY-403 Health Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY-410 *Research Thesis (Maj.) - -
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17
Semester 8
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
PSY-404 Positive Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY-405 Peace Psychology (Maj.) - 3
PSY------ Elective-III - 3
PSY------ Elective IV- Case Reports/Internship - 3
PSY-410 Research Thesis (Maj.) - 4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 16

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Degree Value

A degree in Psychology at the University of South Asia can provide multiple job opportunities in various fields. This degree is designed to build graduates suitable for most private and government organizations. Our graduates with clinical experiences are eligible to work in any hospital, clinic, school, University, Public, and private organizations.

Career Outlook

Our graduates can be employed in;

  • Health Sector as a Psychologist
  • Education Sector as a Lecturer, an academic or a researcher.
  • Run own business as an entrepreneur
  • NGO’s based on social support or cultural development programs.

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