The BS in Psychology program is designed to provide students with a broad foundation of psychological concepts and principles that will prepare them as psychometricians, behavioural scientists, teachers, and practitioners in psychology. Graduates of this course are also qualified to enter medicine proper. The program provides opportunities for students to develop meaningful values and behaviors that lead to an enriched quality of human life, be aware of their social responsibility in applying their psychological knowledge to confront, influence, and redesign themselves and their environment towards positive and creative transformations, and explore traditional and visionary ways of effective behavior in a world of rapid changes.
Entrepreneurship is integrated in the course to provide students entrepreneurial skills to put up their own business.
1. Demonstrate competencies in Psychological Assessment
2. Apply appropriate psychological concepts, methods and principles in the analysis of human behavior
3. Examine and evaluate critically new concepts, information and approaches to problem solving, decision making and in formulating intervention across various settings.
4. Demonstrate appreciation of individual differences through varied psychological tools and techniques
5. Express caring and accepting attitudes towards individuals with diverse personalities
6. Foster respect for human worth and dignity through advocacy and collaboration with government and non-government agencies
7. Display proficiency and competency in the psychological analysis of human behavior
8. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in facilitating individual and group processes
9. Acquire and sustain higher level competencies through formal graduate education and other continuing professional undertaking for personal and professional growth
10. Exhibit understanding of the ethical principles in the conduct of psychological research and practice
1. Acquire the rudiments of scientific thinking;
2. Develop a critical understanding of theories, principles, concepts and skills in psychology;
3. Master assessment skills in psychology;
4. Apply problem-solving skills in various settings i.e. clinical, educational and industrial;
5. Utilize theories, principles, concepts and skills in psychology in the conduct of research and in the workplace with full awareness of the ethical requirements;
6. Appreciate lifelong learning in the context of their profession; and
7. Internalize the CEEGA and manifest these in their professional and personal life.