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Bachelor Of Science In Psychology

Strand Alignment:

  • General Academic Strand (GAS)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS)

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/institutions, community, and national levels. The undergraduate programs in psychology provide initial training for those interested in teaching, research and the practice of psychology. Furthermore, they provide preparation for graduate studies in psychology as well as further studies in other professions such as medicine, law, and business management. 

Specific Professions/careers/occupations for graduates:

Graduates of the BS Psychology program could be licensed psychometricians or work in the academe, in HR, research. Graduates may also pursue careers in medicine, law, management, etc. With further specialized training, graduates of this program may pursue specializations in Psychology such as clinical, counseling, developmental, educational, social, industrial/organizational, etc.