The BS Psychology program is designed to develop and evaluate psychological concepts using a curriculum which develops specialist knowledge in a range of subject areas (e.g. clinical, organizational, counseling and school psychology etc.). These graduates will provide a support to growing demand of psychologists in various domains like hospitals, academia, organizations, armed forces and public sector organizations. The state of the art campus facilities with best faculty makes our program best choice for young psychologists of the future.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

PEOs describe the expected accomplishments of the BS Psychology graduates after completion of above mentioned program. The Department of Management and Social Sciences intends to achieve the following objectives:

  PEO-1 The graduates will demonstrate their knowledge about key concepts, principles, and overarching psychology themes along with their applications.
  PEO-2 The graduates will incorporate their innovative, integrative, and problem-solving skills to develop diverse communities at local, national, and global levels, through scientific reasoning, and research-based on ethical standards.
  PEO-3 The graduates will demonstrate effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to lead meaningfully charged professional careers.

PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES (PLOs)

   PLO-1 Cross Functional Knowledge:

An ability to understand acquired knowledge on neuroscience, sensation, perception, cognition, learning, memory, language, intelligence, motivation, emotions, sexuality, gender, development, personality disorders treatments, cross-cultural diversity, and social considerations.

  PLO-2 Problem Analysis and Application of Knowledge:

An ability to identify, analyze, formulate, and the gained knowledge of psychology for configuring theoretical and practical problems.

  PLO-3 Scientific Reasoning and Modern Tool Usage:

An ability to use relevant sources of scientific knowledge to identify, frame, and generate novel and practical solutions to psychological issues by using requisite modern tools and research methods.

  PLO-4 Corporate Social Responsibility:

An ability to understand the impact of societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, legal, and cultural concerns for sustainable development.

  PLO-5 Ethics:

Practice, apply ethical principles and demonstrate professional ethics and responsibilities to recognize different perspectives encompassing daily routines.

  PLO-6 Communication:

An ability to communicate professionally, orally as well as in writing to communicate effectively.

  PLO-7 Individual and Team Work:

An ability to work individually and collectively in teams, on multifaceted and/or multidisciplinary settings.

  PLO-8 Management Skills:

To apply psychology specific content in intra and interpersonal management, exhibiting self-reflection, project-management, teamwork, and career preparation in a cohesive environment.

  PLO-9 Entrepreneurial and Professional Skills:

An ability to exhibit workplace entrepreneurial and professional skills in hospital, educational, military or industrial/organizational setups, for adding innovation and integrity in relevant fields.

  PLO-10 Lifelong Learning:

Ability to transfer learned knowledge of psychology in novel contexts and diverse situations.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate or equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate.
  • CUST Admission Test/HEC Approved Test

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The candidate is required to complete 135 Cr. Hrs. as per following details:

Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs.
Compulsory Requirement 9 25
General Courses to be chosen from other departments 8 24
Discipline Specific Foundation Courses 14 33
Major Courses including Research Project / Internship 15 41
Electives 4 12

Compulsory Requirement (25 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Biology PSYB3033 2
English I HMP1003 3
Pakistan Studies HMP2012 2
Mathematics MTHP2003 3
Communication Skills BCMP2003 3
Introduction to Computer CSP1003 3
Language HMP2003 3
English II HMP1013 3
Islamic Studies / Ethics HMP1002 2

General Requirements (24 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Sociology HMP2063 3
Analytical Reasoning PSYB2053 3
Introduction to Economics ECOP1003 3
Introduction to Social Work PSYB2043 3
Introduction to Law LAWP2003 3
Political Science PLSP1003 3
Principles of Management MGTP1003 3
Teaching and Learning Skills BCMP1003 3

Discipline Specific Foundation Courses (33 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to Psychology PSYB1003 3
Active Citizenship/Voluntary work/ Community work PSYB4000 Mandatory
Applied Areas of Psychology PSYB2063 3
Biological Basis of Behavior PSYB3043 3
Ethical Issues in Psychology PSYB2073 1
Experimental Psychology PSYB2013 3
Lab Experiments PSYB4002 1
Practicals in Psychology PSYB1001 1
Psychological Assessment PSYB3003 3
Psychological Assessment Practical PSYB3001 3
Psychopathology PSYB3023 3
Schools and Perspectives in Psychology PSYB1023 3
Social Psychology HMP2073 3
Theories of Personality PSYB2023 3

Major Courses (41 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Cognitive Psychology PSYB4113 3
Cross Cultural Psychology PSYB4103 3
Data Analysis using SPSS MTHP4013 3
Developmental Psychology PSYB3113 3
Environmental Psychology PSYB2033 3
Gender Issues in Psychology PSYB283 3
Group Research PSYB4001 1
Health Psychology PSYB4043 3
Peace Psychology PSYB4013 3
Positive Psychology PSYB4003 3
Research Methods – I RCHP3003 3
Research Methods-II RCHP3103 3
Research Thesis Part I RCHP4112 2
Research Thesis Part II RCHP4122 2
Statistics in Psychology MTHP4003 2

Electives (12 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Elective-I PSYB4xx3 3
Elective-II (Practicum / Case Reports) PSYB4xx3 3
Elective-III PSYB4xx3 3
Elective-IV (Practicum / Case Reports/Internship) PSYB4xx3 3

SCHEME OF STUDIES

Semester-1

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMP 1003 English-I 3 0 3
HMP 2012 Pakistan Studies 2 0 2
MTHP 2003 Mathematics 3 0 3
HMP 2063 Sociology 3 0 3
BCMP 1003 Teaching and Learning Skills 3 0 3
PSYB 1003 Introduction to Psychology 0 3 1

Semester-2

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMP 1013 English-II 3 0 3
HMP 1002 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2 0 2
CSP 1003 Introduction to Computer 3 0 3
PSYB 2063 Applied Areas of Psychology 3 0 3
ECOP 1003 Introduction to Economics 3 0 3
LAWP 2003 Law 3 0 3
PSYB 1001 Practicals in Psychology 0 3 1

Semester-3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
BCMP 2003 Communication Skills 3 0 3
PSYB 4113 Cognitive Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 3033 Biology 3 0 3
MGTP 1003 Principles of Management 3 0 3
PLSP 1003 Political Science 0 3 1
PSYB 2033 Environmental Psychology 3 0 3

Semester-4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMP 2003 Language 3 0 3
PSYB 2053 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
PSYB 2043 Introduction to Social Work 3 0 3
PSYB 4103 Cross Cultural Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 2073 Ethical Issues in Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 2833 Gender Issues in Psychology 3 0 3

Semester-5

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PSYB 3023 Psychopathology 3 0 3
PSYB 1023 Schools and Perspectives in Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 3003 Psychological Assessment 3 0 3
PSYB 3001 Psychological Assessment Practical 0 3 1
RCHP 3003 Research Methods – I 3 0 3
MTHP 4003 Statistics in Psychology 3 0 3

Semester-6

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
RCHP 3103 Research Methods-II 3 0 3
PSYB 2023 Theories of Personality 3 0 3
PSYB 3043 Biological Basis of Behavior 3 0 3
MTHP 4013 Data Analysis using SPSS 3 0 3
HMP 2073 Social Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 4043 Health Psychology 3 0 3

Semester-7

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PSYB 2013 Experimental Psychology 3 3 3
PSYB 4002 Lab Experiments 2 0 2
PSYB 4XX3 Elective-I 3 3 3
PSYB 4xx3 Elective-II (Practicum / Case Reports) 3 3 3
PSYB 4000 Active Citizenship/Voluntary work/ Community work 3 0 3
PSYB 4001 Group Research 1 0 1
RCHP 4112 Research Thesis Part I 2 0 2

Semester-8

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PSYB 4003 Positive Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 3113 Developmental Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 4013 Peace Psychology 3 0 3
PSYB 4xxx3 Elective-III 3 0 3
PSYB 4xx3 Elective-IV (Practicum / Case Reports/Internship) 3 0 3
RCHP 4122 Research Thesis Part II 2 0 2