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This lecture course introduces the student to the use of scientific method in psychological inquiry. The course covers the philosophical bases, concepts, methodology, and ethical principles of experimentation. Both the historical development of the experimental tradition and the current experimental methodological approaches will be examined. Because experimentation has been extensively utilized in cognitive and social psychology, examples of experimental research will be drawn from these fields to illustrate the essential components of the experimental approach.
This course introduces the students to the study of personality through the lenses of different perspectives (psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic/phenomenological/existential, trait, biological and evolutionary). It includes a critical examination of the various theories and issues in the study of personality. Culture will be discussed through a Filipino approach to personality. An underlying goal of the course is to facilitate an understanding of one’s self and others through the application of personality theories
This is a course on how human psychology can be imagined as an intricate system of procedures that handles information about ourselves and our world. Students will be guided in understanding how even the simplest elements can lead to very complex behavior. There will be opportunities to learn about the techniques used by cognitive psychologists and the class will examine how our interaction with information shapes our daily lives.
This course introduces students to the nature, causes, and interventions of psychological disorders. The students are expected to be familiar with the nomenclature and classifications of mental disorders, primarily using the DSM-5. Indigenous concepts of abnormality, and ethical considerations will also be discussed.
This lecture course will introduce students to psychological measurement, its history, key principles, application, and scientific properties. The course will also involve discussions about ethics in psychological measurement. The course will also include a discussion of how psychological tests are used in educational, industrial, and clinical settings. At the end of the course, students are expected to have a clear understanding of the key concepts specific to psychological measurement and the ethical guidelines and considerations one should be aware of when using psychological tests in various settings and with different populations. Psychological Measurement (Lecture) has a laboratory component, which is Psychological Measurement (Laboratory). Students are required to take Psychological Measurement (Lecture) and Psychological Measurement (Laboratory) on the same academic term so as to strengthen their knowledge base and skill set in psychological measurement.
The course is designed to familiarize the student with the biological approach in the study of human behavior. Biopsychology covers human behavior and the machinery that makes this possible (i.e. the nervous system, glands, muscles, and other organs of the body). Topics will include the structure and function of the nervous system including the sensory system and the biological basis of learning, emotions, hunger, sex, sleep and addiction.
This course (Psychological Measurement 2, Lecture) is the second course of psychological measurement which focuses on the development of psychological measures and scales. The course details the steps in various phases of test development starting with the search for a test’s content domain, through item writing, item review, and preliminary try-outs, through the test reliability and validity investigations, into the development of norm, for use in the interpretation of test scores. A major output of the course is the construction of a psychological test. A minor output is a reliability and validity study on an existing locally developed test or translation of a foreign-made test and the accompanying translation equivalence study.
This course enables students to explore and test research ideas in social psychology; and to use varied social psychological frameworks in addressing relevant micro and macro social issues. The course covers an overview of classical and contemporary theories, concepts, and methods on how people think about, influence, and relate to each other. The course will also involve applying social psychology theories, concepts, and methods in improving the plight of individuals who are marginalized and disadvantaged from society (e.g. persons with disabilities, indigenous people, specify groups).
This course will introduce students to quantitative and qualitative methods to research. Specifically, the course will cover data collection methods such as surveys, focus group discussions, and interviews. Classic and contemporary studies will be discussed as means of presenting students with exemplars of good psychological research. Through the course readings, students obtain a clear understanding of the ontological and epistemological ideas that form the bases for the conduct of quantitative and qualitative researches.
Methods of Psychological Research will equip students with skills to conceptualize, plan, execute, present, and evaluate a research study. Throughout the duration of the course, students will be engaging in collaborative interactions with their group mates to develop a research the conforms to the policies and standards stipulated in the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Clinical Psychology is a major course that deals with the nature, scope, approaches, and other concerns of the contemporary clinical psychological profession, and the roles, functions, and ethical considerations involved in the practice of the field as situated in the local context and the law. The course also discusses the various approaches and methods in the prevention and intervention of psychological problems and disorders.
The student will be trained to analyze cases from the perspective of different clinical models in conceptualizing a case, and to develop skills in clinical interviewing. Furthermore, clinical specializations (community psychology, health psychology, neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and clinical child psychology) will be discussed to provide various approaches in psychological intervention for different populations and settings.
This course provides students an overview of psychological concepts, theories, and research findings for effective human interactions in the workplace. The human resource wheel is discussed starting with human resource planning (which includes the recruitment, selection and placement of employees) and the information systems that govern its operation. In particular, job analysis and design are major tasks that support said planning. Other topics covered in this course include performance evaluation with compensation and benefits, then training and development.
Developmental Psychology introduces students to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes through the different psychological perspectives, theories, concepts, and methods by which psychologists study, explain, and predict psychological phenomena. Students will be trained to develop a theoretical orientation to understand human behavior through empirical observation of psychological phenomena and the discussion of issues relevant to the topics covered.
Sport Psychology examines the application of the psychological theories, concepts, and principles to sports and exercise. It discusses the psychological, physical, emotional, sociocultural, cognitive, and moral factors that influence sports performance. An overview of different psychological interventions will be provided.
Positive Psychology will introduce students to the emerging field of positive psychology. Positive psychology the is scientific study of what goes right in life, from birth to death and at all stops in between. It aims to improve quality of life and prevent pathologies and focuses on human strengths and things that make life most worth living. For the past several years, psychology was devoted mainly on studying mental illness and how to treat patients. The positive psychology movement reminds us that psychology is also dedicated to promoting human strengths and virtues and that its goal is not merely to treat but also prevent illness. The course will evaluate empirical studies on happiness and other positive concepts and students will learn primarily from classroom discussions.
This course provides students with an overview of the application of psychology to work environments, specifically professional organizations. Various organizational theories are discussed so that students are then trained in the rudiments of organizational diagnosis and development. There is also a critical exposure to the different trends affecting organizations today that include applications in engagement, leadership, inclusion, and international human resource management, among others.
This course focuses on the theory and principles of psychological measurement, test construction, use, evaluation, and implementation; problems in assessment and prediction
The course intends to impart knowledge of the basic concepts and modern trends in Psychology.
The course intends to impart knowledge of the basic concepts and modern trends in Bio Psychology. Biopsychology is a branch of psychology that analyzes how the brain, neurotransmitters, and other aspects of our biology influence our behaviors, thoughts, and feelings.
Biopsychology helps us to understand the role of the human brain, not only in disease, but in health as well. Things that may change a person’s behavior through influence of the brain include injury, chemical imbalance, or disease.
This course is intended to introduce the psychology of youth and related issues. The course highlights the inputs of culture and globalization in structuring the behaviour among youth. Especially, the behaviour of American youth is in concentration. Roles of family, society, relationships in shaping the youth behaviour are explored. Issues of youth ranging from education to employment, risk behaviour, and positive emotions are introduced in the course. Effect of media on violence and consumer behaviour by youth is point of interest in the course. Recent issues like internet addiction, happiness, gender, etc. are discussed.
This course intends to introduce basic statistical methods and psychological testing, qualitative and quantitative methods and their uses. This course provides students with the basic tools for evaluating data from studies in the psychology.
The course intends to impart knowledge of the basic concepts and modern trends in Educational Psychology. Educational psychology is application of psychological principles to elementary and middles school education. The major focus of this course is on the learner and the learning process.
Gender and psychology course is the scientific study of how people‟s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. It studies cognitive, affective, and behavioral processes of individuals as influenced by their group membership and interactions, and other factors that affectsocial life, such as social status, role, and social class.
Stress & Stress Management course teaches positive and easy-to-learn coping strategies to help manage stress. Stress management techniques can teach an individual healthier ways to cope with stress, help reduce its harmful effects, and prevent stress from spiraling out of control again in the future.
This course will introduce the principal steps taken during a social science research study and aims to provide students with the knowledge and competencies necessary to plan and conduct research projects of their own.
Students carry out project work, case analyses, role play, individual or collaborative research, experiential activities, simulation exercises etc. as part of their assessment. They also undergo internship programmes at NGOs, visit mental hospitals, research organizations, counseling centres, special schools, to develop necessary skills as mental health professionals
Students gain disciplinary knowledge, communication skills, develop critical thinking, analytical reasoning, problem solving, research related skills, and scientific reasoning
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MA Psychology BA Psychology
As part of their evaluation, students complete project work, case analyses, role plays, individual or group research, experiential activities, simulation exercises, etc. In order to get the skills they need to work as mental health professionals, they also participate in internship programmes at NGOs and visit mental hospitals, research institutions, counselling centres, and special schools.
In general, clinical programs know there are only a few opportunities for undergraduates to get clinical experience prior to graduate school. The answer will be 'no'. but you need to make the decision before applying.
The Psychology Department does not frequently designate faculty advisors, and our professional advising team handles most of the advising. However, the majority of professors are eager to discuss their specialities in psychology with students. Keep in mind that faculty members are busy, so setting up an appointment is usually preferable to dropping by.