About BA Psychology


In today’s age, mental health has taken a place of great significance in the scope of healthcare and ensuring the welfare and livelihood of the people. Parul University’s Faculty of Arts offers a three-year bachelor's degree program in psychology, which seeks to shape and develop effectively trained psychology resource persons who are equipped with the ability to promote and shape the psychological wellness of the people of all ages. The program goes on to impart within the students a unique ability to relate with empathy and understanding the needs and the concerns of people facing various mental health-related issues. The faculty goes on to ensure the facilitation or effective channels of convenience which allow students to access real-time patients and engage with them on various levels. This is made possible through the University’s multi-specialty teaching hospital, Parul Sevashram Hospital, which has a dedicated psychiatry ward and a team of highly skilled trained psychology experts who go on to engage the students of psychology in various practical training sessions. As a way of providing students with real-time field experience, the faculty goes on to engage with various organizations and mental hospitals that go on to equip the psychology students with experiential learning concerning the various dimensions of psychology. Faculty is equipped with an elite league of faculties and teaching resources who nurture and guide students in the ways and strategize effective practicing of psychology and the vast pool of opportunities which come with it such as, clinical psychology and cooperate psychology, psychiatry and another field which relate to the mental wellness of the people. Beyond the scope of the curriculum, the program goes on to shape the interpersonal and communication skills of the students in the preparation for their career in psychology.

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BA PsychologyProgram Outcomes


Why Study BA Psychology

Psychologists have a wide pool of career opportunities which allow them to explore various avenues of career opportunities either in the clinical field or within the corporate field. The program is an in-depth study of human behavior, in relation to the cognitive senses. Students who pursue this program will get the chance to possess effective skills in analysis, listening and interpretation, which will be essential for the various career prospects.
Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology

An ability to understand the significance of mental health and the role it plays in the welfare and the wellbeing of the people.

Counselling Psychology

An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various cultural and national backgrounds.

Counselling Psychology
Health Psychology

Health Psychology

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics.

Organisational Psychology

An ability to develop counselling skills and interpersonal abilities, and communication skill which are required for the smooth navigation of the industry.

Organisational Psychology
Human Resource Persons

Human Resource Persons

An ability to acquire mannerism and ethics which are essential for the field and the effective conduct of the regulations.

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed HSC examination in Science or Arts or Commerce stream conducted by Gujarat Board or any other recognized Examination Board

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Mode of Admission

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BA Psychology feesFees

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BA Psychology

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

BA Psychology CurriculumCurriculum

Introduction to Psychology

PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES

Social Psychology

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS

Communication Skills-I

Communication Skills-II

Environmental Science and Studies

Learning Life Skills

Professional Ethics and Human Values

Basics of Computer Applications

French-I

French-II

German-I

German-II

 

Basic Psychology I

Research Methodology and Data Analysis

Psychological Guidance and Counselling

Experimental Psychology II

Communication Skills-III

Basic Psychology II

Critical Thinking

Communication Skills-IV

Psychopathology I Health Psychology
Positive Psychology

Psychopathology

French-III

 

German-III

 

Hindi

 

Gujarati

 

 

Counselling Psychology I

Environmental Psychology II

Psychology of Adjustment

Industrial Psychology II

Psychological Testing

Psychology Practicum

History and systems of Psychology

Psychological Assessment

Psychology Project

Psychology Project

Enhancing Employability Skills-I

Enhancing Employability Skills-II

Environmental Psychology I

Applied Psychology

Industrial Psychology II

Counselling Psychology II

 

BA Psychology Curriculum Practical Resources


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Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses on the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students

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Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands-on experience in various software with high-speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which

BA Psychology CurriculumActivities


Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.

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