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B.Sc. Psychology

Course Duration

8 Semesters
(4 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

A student securing 50% aggregate marks including languages in P.U.C / 10 +2 / Pre-University equivalent course is eligible.


Most demanded program across the globe due to the scope of the subject. Psychology is a core STEM discipline due to its direct scientific and technical innovations and its indirect contributions to education and learning in science & technology. Psychology as subject holds immense value and students pursuing it as a career option stand a chance to excel enormously.

The B.Sc. Psychology program prepared the students with strong foundation of psychological theories along with its application in the era of AI. The program is practical, and research based.

The addition to majoring in Psychology students have a privilege to opt minor courses in data analytics and nutrition & dietetics.

Course Curriculum

01Basic Psychological Process (Theory) - I

02 Basic Psychological Process (Practical) - I

03Communicative English – I

04 Language – II: Kannada – I

05Language – II: Hindi - I

06Language – II: Additional English - I

07 Life skill Enhancement- SEC

08Life skill Enhancement - Practical

09Environmental Science- VAC

10Basic Statistics in Psychology- 1

01Basic Psychological Process (Theory) - II

02 Basic Psychological Process (Practical) - II

03 Basic Statistics in Psychology- 2

04 Communicative English – II

05 Language – II: Kannada - II

06 Language – II: Hindi - II

07 Language – II: Additional English - II

08 Voluntary service Practical

09 Tree Plantation in Tropical Region: Benefits and Strategic Planning

10 Fundamentals of Computer Application

11 SEC- Academic Writing

12 SEC- Academic Writing Practical

01Child Psychology (Theory)

02 Child Psychology (Practical)

03 Quantitative Research Methods

04 Psychological First Aid- SEC

05 Psychological First Aid - Practical

06 Language – II: Kannada - III

07 Language – II: Hindi - III

08 Language – II: Additional English - III

09 SPSS Practical-1

10 ND-Principles of Food Science
DS- Fundamentals of Data Science

11 ND- Indigenous Knowledge in Nutrition
DS- Python Programming

12 ND-Principles of Food Science Practicals
DS- Python Lab

01Health Psychology (Theory)

02 Health Psychology (Practical)

03 Financial Awareness- IDC

04 Financial Awareness Practical- IDC

05 Language II: Kannada - IV

06 Language II: Hindi - IV

07 Language II: Additional English - IV

08 Health and Wellness- VAC

09 SPSS Practical-2

10 ND-Public Nutrition
DS-Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence

11 ND-Dietetics
DS-Data Preparation and NoSQL

12 ND- Public Nutrition Practical

01Qualitative Reseaerch Methods

02 QRM-Practical

03 Abnormal Psychology (Theory)

04 Industrial Psychology (Theory)

05 Abnormal Psychology (Practical)

06 Industrial Psychology (Practical)

07 Behavioural Finance- IDC

08 Behavioural Finance Practical -IDC

09 Soft Skills Training- SEC

10 ND-Clinical Nutrition
DS- Psychological Data Analysis with R Programming

11 ND- Life Style Management
DS- Machine Learning using Python

12 ND- Clinical Nutrition Practical
DS- Machine Learning using Python Lab

01Social Psychology (Theory)

02 Social Psychology (Practical)

03 Leadership Skills- IDC

04 Leadership Skills Practical - IDC

05 Soft Skills Training

06 Internship/ Research Project

07 ND- Nutritional Counselling
DS- Data Visualization

08 ND- Nutrition and Dietetics Minor Research Project
DS- Data Science Minor Research Project

09 NS- Nutrition Counselling Practical
DS- Data Visualization Lab

01Physiological Psychology

02 Cognitive Psychology

03 Psychometrics (Theory)

04 Psychometrics (Practical)

05 Experimental Psychology

06 Forensic Psychology

07 Sports Psychology

08 Counselling Psychology

09 Consumer Psychology

01Theories of Personality

02 Assessment of Personality

03 Internship
Major Research Project

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1Interdisciplinary Learning:
Foster interdisciplinary learning by integrating insights from various disciplines to provide a holistic understanding of human behaviour and mental processes.
PO 2Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving:
Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize complex information related to psychological theories, research findings, and practical applications.
PO 3Research Skills:
Cultivate research skills by providing opportunities for hands-on experience in designing, conducting, and analyzing psychological research. Emphasize the use of quantitative and qualitative methods, ethical considerations, and dissemination of research findings.
PO 4Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity Awareness:
Promote cultural sensitivity and awareness of diversity in psychological research, theory, and practice. Encourage students to recognize and appreciate the influence of cultural, social, and individual factors on behavior and mental health.
PO 5Ethical and Professional Conduct:
Instill ethical values and professional standards in psychological research and practice. Emphasize the importance of respecting participants' rights, maintaining confidentiality, and adhering to ethical guidelines in all aspects of psychological work.
PO 6Communication and Collaboration:
Enhance communication skills, including written, verbal, and interpersonal communication, to effectively convey psychological concepts, research findings, and interventions to diverse audiences. Encourage collaboration and teamwork in academic and professional settings.
PO 7Applied Learning and Practical Skills:
Provide opportunities for applied learning experiences, such as internships, fieldwork, or community projects, to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world contexts. Develop practical skills relevant to various career paths within psychology, including counseling, clinical practice, organizational development, and research.
PO 8Technology Integration:
Incorporate technology into teaching and learning processes to enhance accessibility, engagement, and innovation. Integrate digital tools and platforms for data collection, analysis, and presentation, as well as online resources for accessing psychological literature and resources.
PO 9Lifelong Learning and Professional Development:
Foster a culture of lifelong learning and professional development by encouraging students to pursue continuous education, training, and skill enhancement throughout their careers. Provide resources and support for career planning, mentorship, and networking within the field of psychology.
PO 10Global Perspective and Social Responsibility:
Encourage students to develop a global perspective and a sense of social responsibility by addressing pressing societal issues such as mental health, social justice, environmental sustainability, and community well-being through psychological research, advocacy, and action.

Programme Specific Outcomes

  • PSO-1Interdisciplinary Understanding and Application: Emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of psychology by integrating insights from data science and nutrition and dietetics to apply them to address complex societal issues and challenges.
  • PSO-2Research and Critical Thinking Skills Development: Provide opportunities for hands-on research experiences, including designing studies, collecting and analyzing data, and drawing evidence-based conclusions. Foster a culture of inquiry and skepticism, enabling students to critically evaluate psychological theories, research findings, and real-world applications.
  • PSO-3 Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity Competence: Promote awareness of cultural factors influencing behavior and mental health, and equip students with the knowledge and skills to provide culturally responsive and inclusive psychological services.