Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF HUMANITIES | Department of Psychology, Education, and Physical Education | Bachelor of Arts in Psychology | NDU

Total Credits
97
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Mission

In line with the mission of Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU), the program of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology provides the basic Training in the scientific understanding of the human mind and behavior in its intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and social dimensions. Students acquire in-depth knowledge of the main theories, research, methods, and applications of psychology while developing scientific and critical thinking. The program can lead to several opportunities in public service, education, and the workplace that aim to enhance the functioning of individuals in their environment and prepares undergraduate students for graduate studies.

 

Program Educational Objectives

The program will prepare students to:

  1. 1.Lead a productive career in their chosen concentration area.
  2. 2.Apply their learned skills to analyze current issues in psychology and propose means of addressing them.
  3. 3.Work with professionals in organizations and various institutions that deal with various issues related to psychology.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students should be able to:
  1. 1.Demonstrate knowledge of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  2. 2.Apply basic research methods, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  3. 3.Use psychological and physiological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  4. 4.Analyze the complexity of socio-cultural diversity and interpret resulting data.

The psychology program at NDU is specifically developed to promote the ability to deliver service skills within the community. At the BA level, students will not be qualified to function independently as practicing psychologists; however, they will be able to work in a community setting.

The program will train students to be aware of problems that exist and of the possible approaches to resolve them. Using psychological assessment, strategies, and methods of intervention, the student will work within the community, continuously evaluating the ways to generate better adjustment in relation to psychological, physical, social, political, and religious domains.

 

Admission Requirements

For students to be admitted to the program, a grade of “C” or above is required in the following courses: PSL 201, STA 202, ENL 213, ENL 223. All first-year applicants must complete the Admission Requirements.

 

 

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, students must meet the requirements of the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum (LAC), and successfully complete a total of 97 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0, and a minimum average of 2.3/4.0 in the major and concentration requirements.

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (30cr.)

Note:

  1. 1.Psychology students must take 30 credits of LAC courses.
  2. 2.Psychology students will be required to take only 3 credits from the Cultural and Social Sciences category other than PSL 201.
  3. 3.Psychology students must take STA 202 to fulfill the 3-credit requirement in Science and Technology.

Free Elective (1cr.)

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