Associate Degree in Psychology

Program Introduction

The Associate Degree in Psychology program invites you to delve into the intricacies of the human mind and behavior, fostering an exploration, understanding, and practical application of this fascinating field. Psychology is a discipline that delves into the depths of human experience, addressing questions about thoughts, emotions, motivations, and the intricate interplay between individuals and society. This program provides a solid foundation in psychological principles, research methods, and critical thinking skills, empowering students to make a positive impact in various fields, from counseling and social services to education and organizational settings. The Associate Degree in Psychology program provides students with a strong foundation in the science of human behavior, fostering critical thinking skills and ethical awareness. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to pursue further studies in psychology or enter a variety of professional fields where an understanding of human behavior is crucial. They will be equipped to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals, organizations, and communities, utilizing their knowledge of psychology to promote well-being, resilience, and personal growth.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

The Associate Degree in Psychology program is guided by the following Program Educational Objectives:

  • Knowledge Acquisition: Graduates will possess a broad understanding of the major theories, concepts, and research findings in psychology, demonstrating knowledge in various subfields, such as developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, social psychology, and cognitive psychology.
  • Research and Analytical Skills: Graduates will develop research and analytical skills, enabling them to critically evaluate psychological research, collect and analyze data, and draw meaningful conclusions to contribute to the advancement of psychological knowledge.
  • Ethical and Professional Practice: Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of ethical principles and professional standards in psychology, recognizing the importance of maintaining confidentiality, respecting diversity, and upholding ethical guidelines in their interactions with clients, research participants, and colleagues.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):

Throughout the program, students will achieve the following Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding Psychological Concepts: Students will acquire a solid foundation in psychological concepts and theories, comprehending key principles related to human behavior, cognition, emotions, personality, and mental processes.
  • Research Methods: Students will develop knowledge and skills in psychological research methods, including study design, data collection techniques, statistical analysis, and interpretation of research findings.
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis: Students will cultivate critical thinking skills, applying logical reasoning and evidence-based approaches to analyze and evaluate psychological theories, research studies, and real-world scenarios.
  • Communication Skills: Students will enhance their communication skills, both written and verbal, demonstrating the ability to articulate psychological concepts, research findings, and professional insights in a clear and coherent manner.
  • Empathy and Interpersonal Skills: Students will develop empathy and interpersonal skills, recognizing the importance of effective communication, active listening, and building rapport to establish positive relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Application of Psychological Knowledge: Students will apply psychological knowledge and principles to real-world contexts, demonstrating an understanding of how psychology can contribute to fields such as counseling, education, human resources, and community services.

Program Details

2 years

Minimum 35% marks in Intermediate / A-Level or equivalent and atleast 35% in Matriculation

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