B.Sc. Psychology (Model I)
B. Sc. Psychology

Psychology aims to understand human behaviour and mental processes as well as its application to various spheres of human activity. Learning psychology helps to know oneself and others better, improve critical thinking and communication skills, understand relationships, appreciate different stages of development, develop a new perspective on mental health, improve scientific rigor and
appreciate the relevance of interdisciplinarity. B.Sc. Psychology programme of Sacred Heart College follows the syllabus approved by MG University for the academic year 2020-21. It is a six semester programme distributed over three years. The course structure consists of 10 core courses in psychology, 4 complementary courses pertaining to physiology of behaviour, 4 complementary courses in statistics, 4 courses in psychology practicals, 1 experimental learning project and 1 research project. Additionally, there are 6 common courses in
English, 4 common courses in additional languages, 1 open course (elective) and 1 elective core course.

Curriculum Structure
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester V Semester VI
Common course English 1 Common course English 3 Common course English 5 Common course English 6 Core course 5 Abnormal Psychology Core course 8 Psychology of maladaptive behaviour
Common Course English 2 Common course English 4 Second language course 3 Second language course 4 Core Course 6 Foundations of organizational behaviour Core Course 9

Child development

Second language course 1 Second language course 2 Core Course 3 Living in the social world Core Course 4 Social Interactions and Human Behaviour Core Course 7 Environmental psychology and human rights Core Course 10 Managing behaviour in organizations
Core Course 1 Foundations and methods of Psychology Core Course 2 Basic cognitive processes Complementary 1 Course 3 Neurophysiology of behaviour Complementary 1 Paper 4 Biophysiology of behaviour Open course Counselling Psychology/ Life Skills Development Core Course 11 (Choice based РAny one from the options available)
Complementary 1 Course 1

Body systems and behaviour

Complementary 1 Course 2

Biological basis of behaviour

Complementary 2 Course 3 Statistical methods and Elementary Probability Complementary 2 Course 4 Statistical inference Psychology Practical Experimental Psychology Psychology

Practical Psychological assessment

Complementary 2 Course 1 Basic Statistics Complementary 2 paper 2 Statistical tools Psychology Practical Psychology Practical  

Project 1

 

Project 2

Careers after B.Sc. Psychology: Higher Studies:

Higher Studies
M. Sc. Psychology, Applied Psychology, Counselling Psychology and programmes for which the eligibility is an undergraduate degree

Job Options
Advertising Executive, Career Counsellor, Child Care Worker, Market Researcher, Teacher, Health Educator, Psychiatric Assistant, School Psychologist/Counsellor, Staff Recruiter, Mental Health Worker, Public Servant etc.