Course - Under Graduate
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Psychology is a fairly new field of study which has found relevance in the various private and public domains, be it in the education, health or corporate sectors. The primary focus is aimed at understanding the behavior of human beings and their mental processes leading to the promotion of personal, social and educational development.

Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)
Eligibility: Class 12 (Any Stream)

About the Course:
The course provides understanding of basic psychological processes through theoretical, research, and practical works. Familiarity and mastery of psychological tests are prioritized with the emphasis on the sensitivity to the cultural and indigenous psychology of the region and beyond. The activities in the class focus on the importance of individual differences, cultural uniqueness, and general aspects of human development. The basic study of research and methodology within the course will prepare the students to become more effective professionals to conduct or facilitate researches that are culturally relevant. Projects conducted by the students are problem-solving oriented researches that aim to facilitate healthy psychological growth of individuals, groups, family, institutions, and the society at large.

Career Prospects:
Students who complete this course may find themselves doing tasks such as administering tests to measure mental and behavioral characteristics like intelligence, personality traits, etc. Interpretation of the information gathered from the tests is a vital part of this task. Further career tasks of a psychologists include analyzing the effect of heredity, social, occupational, and other factors or individual thought and behavior; conducting counselling or therapeutic treatments with individuals and groups; studying psychological factors in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses; and understanding work behavior in industrial and organizational settings and offering services to promote occupational health. Graduates may find themselves working in hospitals, Educational institutions, companies and other industries.

Course of Study:
The course includes practical learning and conducting psychological tests, didactic study, experimentation, observation, clinical experience, and research/project work.

B.Sc. PSYCHOLOGY COURSE OUTLINE
1st Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 101

Basic Psychological Processes I

4

BPSY102

Developmental Psychology I

4

BPSY103

Social Psychology I

4

BPSY104

Community Outreach Programme I

2

ENGL101

Communicative English I

4

 

Total

18

2nd Semester


Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 111

Basic Psychological Processes II

4

BPSY112

Developmental Psychology II

4

BPSY113

Social Psychology II

4

BPSY114

Experimental Psychology I

2

BPSY115

Community Outreach Programme II

2

ENGL111

Communicative English II

3

 

TOTAL

19

3rd Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 201

Abnormal Psychology I

4

BPSY 202

Child Psychology I

3

BPSY 203

Health Psychology I

3

BPSY 204

Experimental Psychology II

2

BPSY 205

Indigenous Psychology I

3

BPSY 206

Community Outreach Programme III

2

ENGL 201

English and Communication III

3

 

Total

20

4th Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 211

Abnormal  Psychology II

4

BPSY 212

Child Psychology II

3

BPSY 213

Health Psychology II

3

BPSY 214

Experimental Psychology III

2

BPSY 215

Indigenous Psychology II

3

BPSY 216

Community Outreach Programme IV

2

ENGL 211

English and Communication IV

3

 

Total

20

5th Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 301

Research Methodology I

3

BPSY 302

Industrial Psychology I

3

BPSY 303

Counselling Psychology I

4

BPSY 304

Experimental Psychology IV

4

BPSY 305

Community Outreach Programme V

2

ENGL 301

Communicative English

3

 

 

19

6th Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit

BPSY 311

Research Methodology II

3

BPSY 312

Industrial Psychology II

3

BPSY 313

Counselling Psychology II

4

BPSY 314

Experimental Psychology V

4

BPSY 315

Community Outreach Programme VI

2

ENGL 311

Communicative English

2

 

TOTAL

18

 

TOTAL CREDIT – 111

 

This course is offered:-

Department of Counseling Psychology
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah ,
Shillong 793006.

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To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

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We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

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Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
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