Bachelor of Science in Psychology
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This program is designed to help you observe human behavior through the scientific methods, allowing you to gain access to the human psyche and fathom its depths. You will gain the knowledge, tools and skills needed to asses and conduct empirical research regarding individual and group behavior though the lens of various psychological theories and concepts. The degree can prepare you for general careers in teaching, research, counseling and human resources. It can also be a foundation major for further studies in the fields of Medicine, Guidance and Counseling, Human Resource Development and Law.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate theoretical knowledge in psychology specifically;
    • Understand the theories, principles concept, skills and develop arguments about the established principles in psychology.
    • Critically evaluate the established principles in psychology
    • Comprehend the evaluated new information that may be presented in various forms and various sources.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the methods of psychological inquiry specifically
        • Understand and explain the main methods of inquiry in psychology
        • critically evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches in solving problems related to the various fields and
        • Apply the knowledge in making judgment and approaches to solving practical problems through research.
          • Apply psychological theories and methods specifically:
            • apply correctly the theories, principles, concepts and skills in psychology within an employment context, and
            • undertake research and apply the knowledge and skills involved in psychology, and
            • Communicate the results of such research to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
          • Demonstrate understanding of the ethical dimensions on the use of psychological theories, principles and methods.
          • Undertake further training to enhance existing skills and acquire higher level of competencies either through formal graduate education or in employment context.

This course can lead to:

  • Psychologist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Psychometrist