Effat University is among a few selected universities that offer a bi-dimensional psychology degree that is research, and community-work based. The Psychology Department at Effat University stands out as a beacon for students seeking an alternative to traditional psychology. The program introduces students to a broad range of topics in the field of psychology, and also gives them the opportunity to focus on two applied areas of psychology; Clinical Psychology, and Organizational Behavior Psychology. A range of transferable skills deemed necessary for employment prospects is also incorporated into the program and enhanced through a range of curricular and extracurricular activities as well as teaching approaches and methodologies that emphasize students’ personal, academic and professional growth. Graduates of the Psychology Department at Effat University will be effective agents of change in their communities promoting the well-being of individuals and contributing to the excellence of organizations.
The Clinical Psychology concentration introduces students to how clinical practice aims to promote the well-being and personal development of individuals diagnosed with mentally-based distress or dysfunction. Students study the classic and recent research findings in a range of essential topics such as Abnormal Behavior, Psychological Assessment, and Psychotherapy. They are also introduced to a variety of therapeutic treatments and techniques used by clinical psychologists to promote the healthy personal and interpersonal functioning of mentally distressed people. Clinical Psychology internship involves practical training in an applied clinical setting e.g., hospital and clinical practices, etc., performed under the joint supervision of a site supervisor from the placement site, and a faculty member from the Department of Psychology at Effat University.
Organizational Behavior Psychology
The Organizational Behavior Psychology concentration provides students with in-depth knowledge of how psychology is relevant to the performance of professional organizations. Students wishing to specialize in this area will be introduced to the classic as well as the current theoretical and research findings in topics related to Organizational Behavior Psychology such as Business Psychology, Human Resource Management, Psychology of Leadership and Management, Media relations, human performance. Organizational Behavior Psychology internship involves practical training in work settings (e.g., work organizations such as companies and business sectors, and another work environment) etc., performed under the joint supervision of a site supervisor from the placement site, and a faculty member from the Department of Psychology at Effat University.
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Last updated February 11, 2018