BS in Psychology

Objectives

This program serves as a basic foundation for higher education in Psychology. The program is designed on the HEC’s recommended guidelines and comprises of 8 semesters. Students are offered diversified major and elective subjects to enable them to have a remarkable understanding of the vast applications of Psychology in their prospective professional lives.

Pre-Requisite

Intermediate or Equivalent qualification with minimum 45% marks : NTS/University entrance Test.

Duration of Program

4-6 years (8 – 12 Semesters)

SEMESTER WISE COURSE PLAN FOR FALL 2020 Onward

 

 

Semester 1

New course Codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG1001

English-I (Functional English)

3

HUM1002

Pakistan Studies

2

MTS1004

Introduction to Mathematics

3

MCO1011

Introduction to Mass Communications

3

SOC1101

Introduction to Sociology

3

PSY1101

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Total

17

 

Semester 2

New course codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG1002

English-II (Writing and Presentation Skills)

3

HUM1001 / ETH1101

Islamic Studies/Ethics

2

CSC1001

Introduction to Computers

3

ECO1001

Introduction to Economics 

3

HUM1003

Introduction to Social Work

3

PSY1102

Applied Areas of Psychology (Practical)

2+1

 

Total

17

 

Semester 3

New course codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG2001

English-III (Communication Skills)

3

BIO2001

Introduction to Biology

3

HUM2003

Teaching & Learning Skills

3

PSY2103

Cognitive  Psychology

3

PSY2104

Environmental Psychology

3

HUM2002

Political Science

3

 

Total

18

 

Semester 4

New course Codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

LAN2001

Foreign  UN Language (Chinese)

3

HRM2001

Human Resource Management

3

HUM2001

Critical Thinking

3

PSY2105

Gender Issues in Psychology

3

PSY2601

Ethical Issues in Psychology

3

PSY483/ PSY2106

 Health Psychology

3

 

Total

18

Semester 5

 

New course Codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

PSY3001

 Psychopathology-I

3

PSY3701

Psychological Assessment  (Practical)

3 +1

PSY3201

Research Methods-I

3

PSY3107

Schools & Perspectives in Psychology

2

PSY3501

Developmental  Psychology

3

PSY3801

Statistics in Psychology

3

 

Total

18

 

Semester 6

New course Codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

PSY3002

Psychopathology-II

3

PSY3301

Theories of Personality

2

PSY3108

Social Psychology

3

PSY3202

Research Methods-II (Group Research)

3+1

PSY3802

Data Analysis using SPSS

3

PSY3502

Neurological basis of Behavior

3

 

Total

18

 

Semester 7

New Course Codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

PSY4109

Experimental  Psychology (Lab Experiments)

3+ 1

PSY4003

Clinical Psychology-I

3

PSY4004

Guidance and Counseling

3

PSY4110

Educational Psychology

3

PSY4005

Clinical Case Study

2

 

Community Work

(Non-Credit Hours) Mandatory

 

Total

15

 

Semester 8

New course codes

Course Title

Credit Hours

PSY4111

Positive Psychology

3

PSY4106

Clinical Psychology-II

3

PSY4401

Organizational Psychology

3

PSY5203

Research Thesis

4

 

Total

13

 

Grand Total Credit Hours

134

Assessment

Assessment of the students for each course (other than internship & dissertation) in the BS Program will be carried out according to the following formula:

Sessional(Assignments, Quizzes, Projects and Presentations) = 25%
Midterm Exam = 25%
Final term exam = 50%

PSY2106

PSY2106