Course Outcomes of B.Sc. Psychology
Semester1: PY1CRT 01 FOUNDATIONS AND METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGY
CO 1: To understand the scientific methods in Psychology
CO 2: To explain in scientific and layman terms psychological processes behind behaviour
CO 3: To develop critical thinking skills of students
CO 4: To describe various perspectives in Psychology
CO 5: To analyze various approaches to the study of personality
Semester 2: PY2CRT02 BASIC COGNITIVE PROCESSES
CO 1:To understand the variables that contribute to individual differences
CO 2:To apply memory techniques to improve academic performance.
CO 3:To analyze the cognitive processes behind psychological processes
CO 4:To apply learning principles in everyday life
CO 5: To develop skills to motivate self and others in personal and professional life
Semester 3: PY3CRT03 LIVING IN THE SOCIAL WORLD
CO 1: To understand human behaviour in social settings
CO 2: To explain the psychological aspects of various social phenomena
CO 3: To analyze psychological aspect of various social issues
CO 4: To apply theories in explaining social behaviour
CO 5: To critically evaluate errors in social interaction
PY3 PO1: PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICAL
CO1: To introduce the basic concepts of experimental methodology
Semester 4: PY4CRT04 INDIVIDUAL IN SOCIETY
CO 1: To explain causes behind various forms of social behaviour
CO 2: To find out methods to reduce frictional behaviour and to promote prosocial beahiour
CO 3: To analyze how individual behave in group setting
CO 4: To understand the application of measuring human behaviour
PY3 PO2: PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICAL
CO 1: To conduct experiments to learn to analyse results
PY5CRT13 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
CO 1: To understand the historical views of abnormal behaviour
CO 2: To understand the current status of abnormal behaviour
CO 3: To introduce different classification systems
CO 4: To equip students to identify and diagnose minor and major mental disorders
CO 5: To develop skills to identify causal pattern and appropriate treatment of different disorders
PY5CRT14 FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
CO 1: To familiarize and understand the nature of human organizations
CO 2: To develop skills to understand behavior in organizations
CO 3: To introduce topics like Leadership, Motivation, Power, Conflict, Negotiation, in
CO 4: To learn strategies to Manage organizations more effectively
PY5CRT15 – ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RIGHTS
CO 1: To understand how environment affect human behaviour
CO 2:To explore psychological techniques to protect environment
CO 3:To analyse human rights issues in the community
CO 4:To understand how culture and politics affect individual Psyche
OPEN – PY6CBT01 LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
CO 1: To enable students to develop theoretical and practical insights about life skills.
CO 2: To equip students to deal the challenges of everyday life
CO 3: To enable them to develop critical thinking
CO 4: To learn the concepts through activities and examples from real life situations
PY5 P03 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (Practical)
CO 1: To create interest in the subject matter of psychology.
CO 2: To develop scientific and experimental attitudes in the student.
CO 3: To facilitate comprehension of the theoretical concepts through experiments
CO 4: To develop the skills of observation and scientific reporting in psychology
CO 5: To provide basic training in planning and conducting a psychological experiment
PY5CRT08 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COUNSELLING
CO 1: To understand the process and techniques of counselling
CO 2: To differentiate the various approaches to counselling
CO 3: To aware of the assumptions and issues of counselling applications
PY6CRT09 PSYCHOLOGY OF MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIOUR
CO 1: To encourage the students to know the causal pattern of mental illness
CO 2: To learn to apply different therapeutic techniques
CO 3: To acquaint them with different types of clinical assessment
CO 4: To understand mental health problems of children and elderly
PY6CRT10 CHILD DEVELOPMENT
CO 1: To understand the process and nature of child development
CO 2: To understand the research methods in the field
CO 3: To create and inspire interest in observing the process of child development
CO 4: To familiarize major theories of child development
PY6CRT11 MANAGING BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS
CO 1:To familiarize and learn concept of human organizations
CO 2:To develop skills to understand behavior in organizations
CO 3:To familiarize topics like Leadership, Motivation, Power, Conflict, Negotiation in
CO 4: Learn strategies to Manage organizations effectively.
PY6CRP02 PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT (Practical)
CO 1:To develop the ability to understand self and others.
CO 2:To familiarize with psychological instruments and tools
CO 3:To generate interest in the analysis of psychological data
CO 4:To develop the skills of testing and scientific reporting in psychology
CO 5:To generate interest in working in the community with a psychological outlook
Course outcome of M.Sc. Psychology
CO 1: Student would develop a scientific attitude, knowledge about cognitive processes that govern human behavior and be able to communicate the understanding in simple and scientific language.
CO 2: Student would be able to understand critical stages of personality development analyze dynamics and inner motives of self and others and apply the knowledge to greater self-awareness and psychological well being.
CO3: Students will be equipped to make provisional diagnosis and psychopathology formulation of a case. They also become aware of management of various mental disorders.
CO4: The student will be able to understand the nature and characteristics of measurement in psychology and distinguish between testing and assessment.
CO5: The student will be able to choose appropriate data collection techniques in different
assessment settings and to construct an appropriate test for collecting data based on local
CO6: The student will be able to understand the different aspects to be taken into consideration for the standardization of a test and to carry out assessment considering ethical issues involved in psychological testing
CO7: The student will be able to use tests manually and using computers in research
CO8: Students will develop the skill to assess various cognitive functions using appropriate psychological assessments
CO1: Student will be able to apply emotion, learning and motivation concepts to explain
personal experiences. Student would acquire skills to analyze and apply knowledge of learning principles and motivational concepts to improve academic performance and communicate in simple language to school students.
CO2: Students will be well aware of mind-body relationship, human immune functioning,
relevance of healthy life style, role of coping mechanisms, stress management, etc. They will be able to take up the role of Health Psychologist.
CO3: Students will be able to write research proposals, design research and will be equipped in report writing.
CO4: Students will be able to integrate and apply core concepts of positive psychology into their own lives and professional practice.
CO5: Students will be equipped to do different assessments in practical situation and do field work based on knowledge acquired from different courses.
CO1: Students will be equipped to differentiate between neurological deficits associated with normal aging and brain dysfunction, will be able to localize brain dysfunction associated with cerebral trauma
CO2: Students will be equipped with major counseling skills, will have thorough knowledge on different perspectives in the field and the scope of counseling needs for special population and exposure to real life counseling.
CO3: Student will be able to carry out functional behavior analysis; to recommend and apply suitable behavior modification techniques for children and adult maladaptive behaviour.
CO4: Students will be equipped to conduct different types of interview and assessment. They will learn ethical practice of clinical psychology and assessment. Students will also learn to write psychological report.
CO5: Students will be able to provide counselling to school students using different counselling approaches and manage classroom dynamics.
CO6: Student will be able to develop ability to understand organizational behavior in terms of psychological concepts; to design and practice organizational development techniques.
CO7: Student will be able to understand the different causes of stress and design appropriate strategies for managing it. They will be able to support organizations for conflict resolution and negotiation.
CO8: Students will develop the skill and knowledge to evaluate patients with neurological
problems, able to decide on necessary evaluation measures for specific brain function. Provided neuro rehabilitation based on findings of assessments.
CO1: Student would be able to apply psychological principles and methods to understand social issues and initiate techniques to change behaviour. Student will be able to put social issues into a psychological perspective, communicate it in simple manner to others and suggest solutions for it.
CO2: Student would be to develop public speaking skills, prepare a training module in mental health issues suitable for any age group. The course is designed to stimulate entrepreneurship among Psychology students.
CO3: Students gain understanding regarding the basic features of psychotherapeutic setting and identify the appropriate mode of therapy to be used in clinical settings. Students will be equipped with the specific techniques used in each kind of therapy and work with eclectic or integrative approaches.
CO4: The students will have an awareness about the areas where they can work as clinical
psychologist. They will also learn how to promote mental health and prevent mental illness. Students will be aware of the laws related to mental health.
CO5: Learner will develop the skill to assess and understand the needs of differently abled
students and provide effective intervention.
CO6: Students will equip themselves in handling various issues of students in schools and
Dr. Neelima Ranjith
Dr. Vidhya Ravindranadan
Dr. Seena M. Mathai
Dr. Marikutty P.J.