Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. In general, the emphasis is on the individual person and how the person’s mental processes and behavior are affected by internal, relational and social factors. Psychology as a discipline and professional practice contributes to national development through basic and applied research and interventions aimed at solving problems and promoting optimal development and functioning at the individual, family, group, organizations/institution, community, and national levels. This program provides initial training for those interested in teaching, research and the practice of psychology. Furthermore, it provides preparation for graduate studies in psychology as well as further studies in other professions such as medicine, law and business management.
Graduates of the Psychology program could be licensed psychometricians or work in the academe, in HR, and in research. Graduates may also pursue careers in medicine, law, management, etc. With further specialized training, graduates of this program may pursue specialization in Psychology sch as clinical, counseling, developmental, educational, social, industrial/organizations, etc.