B.Sc – Psychology

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The Department of Psychology will be established in the academic year 2021-22. The department will offer Bachelor of Psychology (B.Sc. Psychology) a three year under graduate program.


 3 year under graduate course 


A candidate passed in the higher secondary examination (10+2) or appearing in Higher Secondary examination in the current academic year from any recognized board.


30 students can be occupied in this course.

University Curriculum Structure

Course No. of Courses Total Credits
Core Courses 15 58
Allied paper 4 16
Language 4 16
English 4 16
Elective Courses 3 12
Skilled based Subject 4 12
Continuous Internal assessment (CIA)/ Non CIA subjects 5 10
Total 24 140

List of Core Courses

  • General Psychology I
  • Developmental Psychology I
  • General Psychology II
  • Developmental Psychology II
  • Abnormal Psychology I
  • Practical I – Experimental Psychology I
  • Abnormal Psychology II
  • Practical II – Experimental Psychology II
  • Social Psychology I
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology I
  • Health Psychology
  • Practical III – Experimental Psychology III
  • Social Psychology II
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology II
  • Practical IV – Experimental Psychology IV

List of Elective Courses 

  • Consumer behavior
  • Sports Psychology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Behavior Modification
  • Guidance and counseling services
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Environmental psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Psychology and Gender issues

Skill Based Subjects

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Testing & Assessment
  • Life Skill Development
  • Personality Assessment

Continuous Internal assessment (CIA)/ Non CIA subjects

  • Value education- Human Rights
  • Tamil / Advanced Tamil (OR) Non-Major elective I (Yoga for Human Excellence) /Women’s Rights /Constitution of India
  • Tamil /Advanced Tamil (OR) Non-Major elective –II (General Awareness)
  • Extension Activities

Career Opportunities after Psychology Course 

“Job opportunities are endless for a Psychologist.”

They can easily find jobs in private and government sectors. Psychologist mostly taken up for jobs in various universities, colleges & schools, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, etc. 

The employment in psychology is expected to rise in a few years. Most of the job opportunities will open in the clinic and in the schools as school psychologist. Due to more demand in health care centres, hospitals, mental health centre, social health services and schools will lead to the growth of employment in psychology sector. With the increase in the aging population, mental problems, physical problems the need of psychologist is increasing. There are a number of sectors offer for the psychology degree holder’s. You can work in various psychology departments in different hospitals.

Recruitment Areas:

  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Psychological Research Centre
  • Advertising Industry
  • Teaching
  • Welfare Organizations
  • Psychological assessment and testing
  • Research Establishments
  • Development of prevention programs
  • HR in various Industries
  • Forensics
  • Universities/schools
  • Child/ Youth Guidance Centers