The Department of Psychology was established during the academic year 2015-16 to offer an undergraduate course in B. Sc Psychology. The department organizes workshops, guest lectures, national seminars, and research oriented programmes to equip students with unique learning experiences. Field training and field visits are organized for hands on experience in the concerned field. The Psychology laboratory is equipped with different apparatus for conducting various psychological experiments. It includes various tools for the measurement of Intelligence, Problem Solving, Attention, Motivation, and Learning. Counselling services including personal counselling, career guidance and group counselling are also dealt with expert guidance.
To provide a platform for undergraduates to learn the scientific principles of behaviour and mental processes. To make significant contributions to the science and practice of psychology, and to produce professionals who serve the community.
To provide a dynamic learning environment and strive to develop and apply knowledge and skill sets that will allow students to engage in the fields of Psychology.
“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness”
- Abraham Maslow
The Department of Psychology at Patrician college of Arts and Science functions very much in congruence with the optimistic quote, provides an enhanced academic exposure to the students and exerts his/her enthusiasm to learn the course to its profound level. At present, the Department of Psychology has a total of 120 students hailing not only from Chennai but from other districts in Tamil Nadu.
The Department of Psychology ensures that the students gain practical knowledge from the real world by encouraging them to undergo internship in the fields of Clinical / Educational / NGOs / Corporate bodies. The Psychology laboratory is well equipped with various apparatus, questionnaires and test models, for hands-on experience to understand human behaviour and cognitive processes.
The scope in the fields of Psychology has been increasingly felt in clinical fields / industrial fields / Corporate / Special Educators / Research Analyst or even in school settings. After the completion of the undergraduate program in Psychology the student can pursue M.Sc. Psychology, MSW, M.Sc. Sociology and other related PG courses. We assure, by getting into this course at Patrician College of Arts and Science all students will get enlightened by the realm of psychology and witness a progressive transformation by the end of their course.
Dr. Magaveera Nagappa Head, Department of Psychology, Mobile - +91 99441 48147, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The program helps the learner to understand the basic concepts of psychology and human social behaviour. The study also enriches the learner with adequate skills needed to solve the problems faced by human beings throughout the course of life.
Programme Specific Outcomes
The learner develops the necessary skills and knowledge to understand the various theories and models of psychology. The learners also develop the necessary skills to measure aptitude, attitude and adjustment skills among people.
The program also gives an opportunity for Post-Graduation, which helps them to upgrade themselves as a professional in this course.