A BA in Psychology equips students with a thorough grounding in both theory and practice. The program focuses on understanding how people think, develop, and interact. Students learn how the brain works, how it changes with age, and how humans perceive and interpret behavior. The program also emphasizes the social aspects of psychology, as well as the qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field.
Objectives & Outcomes
- to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively;
- to develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to community and country;
- to develop the students analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations;
- to build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements;
- to provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement.
- to provide the students with a solid training in psychology and its methods.
- to foster awareness of contemporary developments and issues in psychology.
- to prepare students for careers in fields that utilize knowledge of psychology and its methods. Such fields might include: applied research, human resources and health services.
- to provide graduates with a thorough academic basis for advancing to higher level education in psychology and related disciplines. Such preparation can lead to professions in a wide range of specialized fields, such as, within: mental health, applied research, education, and human resources management.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- have detailed knowledge and understanding of a range of current models, theories, concepts, research and issues in key areas of Psychology.
- apply a wide range of psychological concepts to understand behavior in various contexts.
- confidently engage in conducting research, including the design and analysis of experiments, questionnaires and of qualitative research methods.
- evaluate information in order to plan and implement investigative and research strategies.
- work independently within a structured context.
- work effectively in a team
- Appreciate the importance of professional development.
- take responsibility for her own learning and self-development
- demonstrate the ability to comprehend and synthesize creatively multiple perspectives
Mental Health Services, Applied Research, Human Resources Management, Schools, Occupational Health.
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Last updated January 29, 2018