BS (Psychology)

The BS Psychology Program

The Bachelor’s in Psychology program is drafted to cater to individuals interested in mental health and its many dimensions. With focus ranging from interpersonal relationships, psychological disorders and therapy, and the wiring of the brain, students learn all about the mind and its impact on human behaviour. With a lab component in each semester, practical learning facilitates students in deep understanding of psychological testing and experiments. Through meaningful classroom discourse students are taught the intricacies of individual differences, and the cultural significance of psychological practices. The goal is to produce a skilled professional who is self-aware, confident and motivated to break the barriers surrounding mental health in Pakistan.

Majors offered: Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology.

Duration

This is a four-year degree program comprising of 8 semesters with a minimum of 130 semester credit hours. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or deficiency courses. The maximum duration to complete BS is 7 years.

Degree Requirements

 Eligibility criteria

Higher Secondary School Certificate or Equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate, as per HEC requirement.

Graduation requirements

Passing all courses totalling at least 127 credit hours and completing an Internship

Obtaining at least 2.0 CGPA of 4.00

Final Year Research

Semester - I

Course TitleCredit Hours
English-I3
Introduction to Computer and Computing lab3+1
Microeconomics3
Pakistan Studies2
Social Psychology3
Introduction to Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - II

Course TitleCredit Hours
English-II3
Islamic Studies / Ethics2
Macroeconomics3
Principles of Marketing3
Sociology3
History and Schools of Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours17

Semester - III

Course TitleCredit Hours
Verbal Communication Skills3
Mathematics3
Fundamental of Biology3
Abnormal Psychology3
Experimental Psychology – Lab3
Personality Theories – I3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - IV

Course TitleCredit Hours
Principles of Management3
Spiritual Psychology3
Health Psychology3
Report Writing3
Personality Theories – II3
Psychology Practicum3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - V

Course TitleCredit Hours
Mental Health and Psycho-pathology – I3
Neurological Basis of Behavior3
Psychological Testing – I3
Research Methods3
Statistics - 13
Cognitive Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - VI

Course TitleCredit Hours
Parallel and Distributed Computing3
Artificial Intelligence3
Artificial Intelligence Lab1
Human Computer Interaction3
Humanities Elective-II3
Compiler Construction3
Total Semester Credit Hours16

Semester - VII

Course TitleCredit Hours
Internship3
Testing lab2
Choose one Domain9 (3 each)
Clinical: 1. Physiology 2. Clinical Psychology 3. Counseling and therapy
Industrial/Organizational 1. Organizational Psychology 2. Consumer Behaviour 3. Human Resource Management
Educational 1. Educational Psychology 2. Behaviour Modification 3. Counseling
Total14

Semester - VIII

Course TitleCredit Hours
Research Project/Thesis4
Testing lab2
Choose one Domain9 (3 each)
Clinical: 1. Pharmacology and Neurosciences 2. Clinical Psychology -II 3. Child counseling
Industrial/Organizational 1. Organizational Psychology -II 2. Psychology of Leadership 3. Group Dynamic/counseling
Educational 1. Educational Psychology -II 2. School management 3. Children with special needs
Total15
+ Introduction

The BS Psychology Program

The Bachelor’s in Psychology program is drafted to cater to individuals interested in mental health and its many dimensions. With focus ranging from interpersonal relationships, psychological disorders and therapy, and the wiring of the brain, students learn all about the mind and its impact on human behaviour. With a lab component in each semester, practical learning facilitates students in deep understanding of psychological testing and experiments. Through meaningful classroom discourse students are taught the intricacies of individual differences, and the cultural significance of psychological practices. The goal is to produce a skilled professional who is self-aware, confident and motivated to break the barriers surrounding mental health in Pakistan.

Majors offered: Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Educational Psychology.

+ Program Summary

Duration

This is a four-year degree program comprising of 8 semesters with a minimum of 130 semester credit hours. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or deficiency courses. The maximum duration to complete BS is 7 years.

Degree Requirements

 Eligibility criteria

Higher Secondary School Certificate or Equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate, as per HEC requirement.

Graduation requirements

Passing all courses totalling at least 127 credit hours and completing an Internship

Obtaining at least 2.0 CGPA of 4.00

Final Year Research

+ Plan Of Study

Semester - I

Course TitleCredit Hours
English-I3
Introduction to Computer and Computing lab3+1
Microeconomics3
Pakistan Studies2
Social Psychology3
Introduction to Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - II

Course TitleCredit Hours
English-II3
Islamic Studies / Ethics2
Macroeconomics3
Principles of Marketing3
Sociology3
History and Schools of Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours17

Semester - III

Course TitleCredit Hours
Verbal Communication Skills3
Mathematics3
Fundamental of Biology3
Abnormal Psychology3
Experimental Psychology – Lab3
Personality Theories – I3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - IV

Course TitleCredit Hours
Principles of Management3
Spiritual Psychology3
Health Psychology3
Report Writing3
Personality Theories – II3
Psychology Practicum3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - V

Course TitleCredit Hours
Mental Health and Psycho-pathology – I3
Neurological Basis of Behavior3
Psychological Testing – I3
Research Methods3
Statistics - 13
Cognitive Psychology3
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Semester - VI

Course TitleCredit Hours
Parallel and Distributed Computing3
Artificial Intelligence3
Artificial Intelligence Lab1
Human Computer Interaction3
Humanities Elective-II3
Compiler Construction3
Total Semester Credit Hours16

Semester - VII

Course TitleCredit Hours
Internship3
Testing lab2
Choose one Domain9 (3 each)
Clinical: 1. Physiology 2. Clinical Psychology 3. Counseling and therapy
Industrial/Organizational 1. Organizational Psychology 2. Consumer Behaviour 3. Human Resource Management
Educational 1. Educational Psychology 2. Behaviour Modification 3. Counseling
Total14

Semester - VIII

Course TitleCredit Hours
Research Project/Thesis4
Testing lab2
Choose one Domain9 (3 each)
Clinical: 1. Pharmacology and Neurosciences 2. Clinical Psychology -II 3. Child counseling
Industrial/Organizational 1. Organizational Psychology -II 2. Psychology of Leadership 3. Group Dynamic/counseling
Educational 1. Educational Psychology -II 2. School management 3. Children with special needs
Total15