Department of Applied Psychology

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Psychology

Program Overview
The eight-semester (four-year) B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Psychology is a large and popular program within the Institute of Psychology. It is designed to be equated with the curriculum being taught at leading international universities. The program includes in-depth supervised training in Applied Psychology, Research and Practice.  The degree aims to provide a thorough grounding in the theories, methods and debates in Psychology. It further aims to develop the ability to analyze and evaluate psychological concepts and theories using both quantitative and qualitative data.

Students can specialize in the areas of Clinical, Organizational, Counseling, Developmental and School Psychology. The collaboration of psychiatric units at teaching hospitals and other educational and business organizations in the private and public sectors is utilized to achieve this goal.

Admission Requirement
To be eligible for admission to the undergraduate programs, a candidate must have an intermediate certificate [FA/F.Sc.] from a recognized institute of higher education in Pakistan with a minimum placement in the 2nd division [50% marks] or three A-Levels with an average grade of C from either a foreign or local recognized education system. A written english test followed by an interview will be taken in case of short listed candidates.

Course Outline

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Psychology
A four-year program divided into eight semesters as given below:

Semester-I

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 101 Introduction to Perspectives in Psychology 2
PSY 110 Psychosocial Influences on Behavior 3
PSY 115 Cognition: Sensation, Perception and Emotion 3
PSY 135-A Exercises in Psychological Investigation 2
PSYM 100 Introduction to Computers Mandatory 2
Se 101-S Foundation English 3
*One Elective Course  
Total 15

Semester-II

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 105 Biological Basis of Behavior 3
PSY 120  Statistics in Psychology 4
PSY 125 Cognition: Learning, Memory and Intelligence 3
Se 101-A Communication Skills I 3
SLA 102 Pakistan Studies Mandatory 3
*One Elective Course
Total 16

Semester-III

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 201 Research Methodologies and Application 3
PSY 205 Child Psychopathology 3
PSY 210-A Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 310 School Psychology 3
Se 101-B Communication Skills II 3
*One Elective Course
Total 15

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-IV

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 220 Psychometrics 4
PSY 225 Adult Psychopathology 3
PSY 230 Applied Statistics 4
PSY 235 Social Cognition 3
*One Elective Course
Total 14

Semester-V

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 305 Forensic Psychology 3
PSY 315 Therapeutic Interventions in Clinical Psychology 4
PSY 405 Human Resource Management 3
PSY 410-A Gender Studies 3
PSYM 102 Islamic Studies Mandatory 2
*One Elective Course  
Total 15

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-VI

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 320 Counseling Psychology 3
PSY 335 Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience 3
PSY 345 Personality 3
PSY 460 Environmental Psychology 3
*One Elective Course  
Total 12

Semester-VII

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 340 Summer Project Internship and Case Reports 3
PSY 325-A Current Issues in Psychology 4
PSY 401

PSY 470-A

Thesis I
Or
Research Project I
4

3

PSY 415 Psychological Report Writing/Case Studies 4
Total 19/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester-VIII

Course Code Course Title Credits
PSY 215 Seminar Presentation 3
PSY 420

PSY 470-B

Thesis II
Or
Research Project II
4

3

PSY 455 Ethics and Professional Issues 3
PSY 465 Organizational Behavior 3
Total 13/12

 

*Students are required to take the above mentioned courses plus 18 credit hours in elective subjects of their choice.

 

List of Electives

Subjects offered as electives to students by the Institute of Psychology are the following.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
PSY 101 Introduction to Perspectives in Psychology 2
PSY 105 Biological Basis of Behavior 3
PSY 110 Psychosocial Influences on Behavior 3
PSY 115 Cognition: Sensation, Perception and Emotion 3
PSY 125 Cognition: Learning, Memory and Intelligence 3
PSY 130 Introduction to Cultural Studies 3
PSY 210 Child Development 3
PSY 235 Social Cognition 3
PSY 240 Pakistan Literature 3
PSY 245 Introduction to Social & Cultural Anthropology 3
PSY 305 Stress and Well-Being 3
PSY 345 Personality 3
PSY 350 Gender and Media 3
PSY 355 Peace Psychology 3
PSY 405 Human Resource Management 3
PSY 425 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 460 Environmental Psychology 3
PSY 465 Organizational Behavior 3

 

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