Programmes

B.A. Psychology

B.A. Psychology

School of Psychology at Karnavati University is in its nascent stage, yet it stands tall on the pillars of its ideology supported by its achievements. School of Psychology at Karnavati University offers a comprehensive and forethoughtful program in the subject. The program consists of a primary yet in-depth experience of various courses in psychology and prepares the students for their future; be it higher studies, a professional training, or a job in the field of psychology.

School of Psychology operates with a well-balanced approach between academics and research, theory, and practicum through its tech-equipped classes as well as laboratories. The school has a rich and extensive library to support the students in their research and exploration of knowledge. It offers various courses in counselling psychology, applied psychology and experimental psychology to prepare its students with in-depth information and understanding of the courses and implementing the learning and knowledge in real life. The school currently offers an undergraduate degree with a future vision of expanding into post graduate degrees and doctoral studies.

Psychology as a subject offers a rich platform to its students to not only become effective counsellors, psychotherapists and career coaches but also provides immense opportunities to the individuals by offering a broad landscape for research. The school constantly strives for fresh and innovative perspectives in the field to live true to its vision and commitment. The teaching pedagogy is a rich blend of conventional and non-conventional approaches to ensure maximum learning and individual growth. As an extension of its policy of ensuring continuous updated learning, the school invites experts from the various fields of psychology, to share their insights and valuable lessons with the students. They are also encouraged to regularly participate in training programs, workshops in the field of psychology organized elsewhere.

The 3-year undergraduate degree program in psychology also allows students to blend their cognitive learning with their imagination through film screening and analysis sessions, quiz competitions and body movement activities in the form of theatre to provide a holistic experience.

School of psychology provides contemporary exposure to the students through various foreign universities, in association with Karnavati University. The teaching faculty at the school of psychology consists of a rational mix of industry experts, researchers and academicians, who committedly engage with students in the classrooms.

All the classrooms are more than spacious to encourage effective interaction and are furnished with high-end technology which provides real-time academic experiences.

Classroom teaching is wonderfully balanced by guided virtual and physical visits to various institutions such as mental hospital, counselling clinics and non-government organizations. The students are also motivated and equipped to reach out to these institutions for their internships and research projects.

In the current time, when our lives are surrounded by artificial intelligence, stress is increasing and we are struggling to maintain balance between human relations and machine world, this world needs experts who can understand human mind and may help us to sustain in this rapidly changing world. Psychology is the subject which help to get this expertise and B.A in Psychology would lay the foundation for this purpose. The aim of this programme is to develop an understanding of the Psychology as a discipline and to promote education this is skill based in nature. The Psychology discipline not only facilitates self-awareness in the students but also ensure their active and enthusiastic roles in dealing with challenges of contemporary world and to grow a society that is mentally healthy and fit.  B.A. in Psychology would develop necessary skills among students to make them ready to be the best professional in their respective areas and to deal with the evolving nature of the society effectively and smoothly. This program opens the door of various opportunities in different areas such as health, industry, clinical settings, educational sector, sports, cyber security etc. as well as lay the strong foundation for higher education.

Note: If course is not offered due to lack of adequate number of students, students of the same course will be transferred to other course on the basis of available seats as per the guidelines of the Academic Council.

Course Structure

B.A. Psychology
3 years’ programme. Course Structure for the programme of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

  • Principles of Management
  • Performing Arts
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Motivation and Team Building 1
  • Leadership skills 1
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 1
  • Gender and Society
  • Environmental Studies
  • Economics
  • OB
  • MS Office
  • Motivation and Team Building 2
  • Leadership Skills 2
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 2
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Environmental Psychology 2
  • Professional Networking 1
  • Image Management and Personal Branding
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychoanalysis and Dream Interpretation
  • Research Methodology
  • Psychology of Health & Wellbeing
  • Professional Networking 2
  • Negotiation and Decision Making
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Fundamentals of Rehabilitation
  • Counselling in Rehabilitation
  • Statistics for Psychology
  • Life Span Development
  • Internship / Research Project
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Dissertation

List of Elective Courses

Per Semester any 2 out of the 6 Elective Offered, to be selected

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