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Department of Psychology


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

We invite you to choose Psychology (B.A. honours in Psychology) as your desired career. It helps you grow and cope up with the global scenario where the demand is that of the people with good communication skills, soft-skills, behavioural observation, analytical brain, logical mind-set, aesthetic taste, etc.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

BA-Psychology (3-year full time)

A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (BA/BS) is an undergraduate degree conferred upon a student who has met all the graduation prerequisites at a degree-granting college or university. Typically, a BA in Psychology will take 3 years to earn; Students opting for psychology are desirous of greater understanding of the human mind, emotions and behaviors. Some utilize the bachelor's degree as the foundation for graduate degrees in psychology or other disciplines; others use its benefits to enter the workforce in areas involving substantial amounts of human interaction. The psychology careers available to one with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology are as diversified and creative as the person who holds it. Once an individual completes this degree, for further specialization student can select any of the varied fields like Clinical, Counseling, Organizational, Sports, Community, Forensic Psychology, etc.

CURRICULUM

Attachment 1: BA HONS PSYCHOLOGY

FACULTY

Faculty Name Designation Qualifications Research Area Email Photograph
Dr. Harshika Pareek Assistant Professor-I MA (University Gold Medalist), PhD Resilience, Adolescent Health & Well Being, Unrequited Love & Self Esteem, Online Series and their Worldwide Popularity & Psychological Effects, Happiness & Flow, Gender Sensitivity, Gender Studies, Psychopathology and Counselling Techniques harshika.pareek@jecrcu.edu.in  
Mrs. Deepika Sharma Assistant Professor-II Msc(Psychology), PhD Industrial Psychology Deepika.sharma01@jecrcu.edu.in  
Ms. Vishakha Saini Assistant Professor-II M.Sc.(Psychology), PhD Clinical psychology vishakhasaini1995@gmail.com  

PROGRAM OUTCOME

Programme Outcomes (POs)Psychology Major

PO1- Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different perspectives.

PO2- Problem Analysis: Stimulate into adopting an enquiring attitude towards the problems encountered, developing solutions & appreciation of the different contexts

 PO3- Effective Communication: Speak, read, write and listen clearly in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian language, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology

PO4- Social Interaction: Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings.

PO5- Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity centered national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO6- Ethics: Recognize the diversity and complexity of ethical dilemmas in the real world, and educate oneself to base one’s actions on responsibility, and respect for human rights.

PO7- Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

PO8- Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological change.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES FOR B.A. (HONS) PSYCHOLOGY

The Specific Outcomes that a student should be able to demonstrate on completion of B.A. Hons. Degree level programme in Psychology are as follows:

PSO-1: Understand the foundational principles and theories of human behavior as well as apply them to examine and evaluate the bio-psycho-social bases of human behavior through the human life span.

PSO-2: Develop ability and gain experience to use skills in specific areas related to chosen specialization fields like cognitive, industrial-organizational, clinical, counseling, health, educational, social & community.

PSO-3: Understand the ways to connect theory with personal experiences and varied applied settings and understand how psychology can be applied to solve problems facing humankind.

PSO-4: Gather knowledge about the discipline and research methods; develop skills of articulation of ideas, scientific writing and develop future vocational and career goals.

Programme Outcomes (POs) - PSYCHOLOGY MINOR

PO1- Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from different perspectives.

PO2- Problem Analysis: Stimulate into adopting an enquiring attitude towards the problems encountered, developing solutions & appreciation of the different contexts

 PO3- Effective Communication: Speak, read, write and listen clearly in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian language, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology

PO4- Social Interaction: Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings.

PO5- Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity centered national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO6- Ethics: Recognize the diversity and complexity of ethical dilemmas in the real world, and educate oneself to base one’s actions on responsibility, and respect for human rights.

PO7- Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

PO8- Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological change.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSO):

The Specific Outcomes that a student should be able to demonstrate on completion of B.A. Hons. Degree level programme in Psychology are as follows:

PSO-1: Understand the foundational principles and theories of human behavior as well as apply them to examine and evaluate the bio-psycho-social bases of human behavior through the human life span.

PSO-2: Develop ability and gain experience to use skills in specific areas related to chosen specialization fields like cognitive, industrial-organizational, clinical, counseling, health, educational, social & community.

PSO-3: Understand the ways to connect theory with personal experiences and varied applied settings and understand how psychology can be applied to solve problems facing humankind.

PSO-4: Gather knowledge about the discipline and research methods; develop skills of articulation of ideas, scientific writing and develop future vocational and career goals.

STUDENT OUTCOMES

SO1- The student will be able to articulate ideas and perspectives, by developing and enhancing the communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in interpersonal and interactive contexts, in print and in electronic media, for various audiences and purposes.

SO2- The students will be able to recognize the diversity and complexity of ethical dilemmas in the real world, and educate oneself to base one’s actions on responsibility, and respect for human rights.

SO3- The students would inculcate values of patriotism and of unity, and transfer these values to real-life through selfless volunteering and activism, for promoting community welfare.

SO4- The students would develop competence in understanding, appreciating, and respecting social diversity derived from the representation of points-of-view, thereby facilitating conflict resolution, and social harmony.

SO5- The students will take initiatives and challenges to choose learning opportunities and  programmes, implementing learning goals, and sustaining intellectual growth and excellence in a constantly changing global scenario.

SO6- The student will study and understand Nature and the environment, so as to initiate responsible individual and collective action, towards sustaining our shared environment.

SO7- The student will be able to explore, explain and critically evaluate how texts shape the understanding of social realities and their own selves.

LABORATORY

Psychology Lab:

Psychology Laboratory is managed by the Department of Psychology for conducting psychological experiments and administering psychometric tests. In the lab space not only tests & experiments of curriculum are conducted but psychology lab also organizes workshops for students & faculty members. In the lab mock therapy and counselling sessions are conducted with the students to develop clinical assessment & intervention skills in the students. Students are also acquainted with different theoretical aspects with practical exposure through activity-based learning and project-based discussions. Students are motivated to design, conduct and analyze surveys, clinical interviews, case studies with a number of subjects in laboratory & real-life scenarios. In total psychology lab focuses on developing scientific research aptitude in students from designing the research to collection of data to report writing.

ANNUAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION DATA

The following table contains the annual student enrollment and graduation information for various courses of B.A. (Hons.):

Academic Year Enrollment Year Total Undergrads Total Grads
1st 2nd 3rd
2020 - 21 B.A. (Hons.) Psychology 19 6 N/A 25  
2019-20 B.A. (Hons.) Psychology 7 N/A N/A 7  

 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS

S. No. Name of Faculty Name of Award/ Title of Lecture Name of College/university/ Institution/Association/Channel Year
1 Ms. Vishakha Saini Gold Medalist of the session 2017-2019 in M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, Saint Wilfred, RAJASTHAN UNIVERSITY.. St. wilfred, RAJASTHAN UNIVERSITY 2017-1019
2 Ms. Vishakha Saini Did Certificate course in Psychotherapy and counselling from SHYAMA PRASAD MUKERJI COLLEGE, DELHI (DELHI UNIVERSITY) Delhi University 2020
3 Ms. Vishakha Saini Invited as a GUEST SPEAKER to speak on the topic “2020 : A STORM TO MENTAL HEALTH” conducted by SAKSHAM SANSTHAN (NGO works on social causes of Education, Physical & Mental health) and SALAH COUNSELLING CENTER. Saksham Sansthan (NGO) 2020
4 Ms. Vishakha Saini First Counsellor appointed in ADITYA BIRLA PUBLIC SCHOOL, KOTPUTLI. (2019) ADITYA BIRLA PUBLIC SCHOOL 2019

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

The faculty members of the department are all research oriented and thus keep on exploring the unexplored. The details of the research publications of the faculty are:

Name of the Author/s Title of Paper Name of Journal Year Vol.(Issue):page(s) ISBN/ISSN no.
Dr. Harshika Pareek Online Survey Research on Webseries: Genre Choices Impact & Gender Differences in Youngsters During Lockdown 2020 UGC Care Journal –Sambodhi Nov-Dec 2020 Volume 43(1), 185-192 a) ISSN:2249-6661).
Dr. Harshika Pareek & Dr. Maniika Mohan Evaluating the Efficacy of Resilience Enhancement Module: A Workshop Designed for Adolescents Referred & Indexed Journal- Indian Journal of Psychological Science January 2015 Volume 5 ISSN0976-9218
Dr Sushila Pareek & Harshika Pareek A Comparative Analysis of Reciprocation of Love, Positive Mood States and Self-Esteem referred journal –Indian Journal of Psychology and Mental Health Aug 2014 Volume 9 ISSN0973-7286
Manasvee Dubey, Deepika Sharma & Dr. O.P. Sharma Quality of Work Life in Relation to Role Stress amongst Higher and Middle level Jaipur Development Authority Employees Indian Journal Of Psychology & Education 2018 Vol. 8, No.1, pp. 102-106 ISSN-2231-1432
Deepika Sharma & Dr. O.P.Sharma Personality and Job Involvement as Antecedent of Organizational Citizenship Behavior among MNC Executives Indian Journal Of Psychology & Education 2020 Vol. 10, No.2, pp. 106-109 ISSN-2231-1432
Ms. Vishakha Saini Abstract Publication on a topic CRY OF ADOLOSCENTS: UNDERSTANDING SUICIDAL IDEATION IN YOUNG MINDS in the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY   2020    

CONFRENCES SEMINARS

The faculty members of the Department are keen learners and believe in ‘Learning - Unlearning – Relearning’. The details of the Conferences and Seminars attended by the faculty are:

Name of Faculty Conference/Seminars Attended Date and Year
Deepika Sharma Presented Paper on "Effect of Pranic Healing on Hopelessness and Life Orientation among Adolescents" at 2nd International Confereence of Indian Academy of Health Psychology 2016
Deepika Sharma Presented Paper on "Relationship of Depression and Subjective Well-Being among Senior Citizens" at 52nd and 21st International Conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology 2017
Ms. Vishakha Saini Presented ABSTRACT on the topic CRY OF ADOLOSCENTS: UNDERSTANDING SUICIDAL IDEATION IN YOUNG MINDS in the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY. 2020
Ms. Vishakha Saini Attended International conference on Community Psychology organized by St. Wilfred’s P.G. College, Jaipur and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Panvel, Navi Mumbai under auspices of Community Psychology Association of India (CPAI) 2020
Ms. Vishakha Saini Attended workshop on COGNITIVE DRILL THERAPY HYPNOSIS under Dr.RAKESH JAIN founder of Cognitive Drill therapy. (Rajasthan University) 2018
Ms. Vishakha Saini Attended workshop on HAPPINESS & WELL BEING under Dr. S.S. NATHAWAT sir (clinical psychologist in Amity University). 2018
Ms. Vishakha Saini Attended the International webinar on the topic “MENTAL HEALTH AND YOU : LEARN TO BE POSSIBLE” organized by DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, CENTRAL UNIVERISTY OF HARYANA (NAAC accredited “A” Grade University). 2020
Ms. Vishakha Saini · Participated in a Workshop introduction to Psycho-Oncology by Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Science, FORTIS HEALTH CARE LIMITED, workshop was facilitated by KESHAV SHARMA (psycho-Oncologist). 2020
Ms. Vishakha Saini · Attended short term course on “SECRETS OF HUMAN PSYCHOLOGY & MENTAL HEALTH) conducted by Samnvya. 2020
Ms. Vishakha Saini Attended the National webinar on the topic "Revisiting Self : A Pathway towards sustainable Mental Health" 2020

AREAS OF CONSULTANCY

The Department offers consultancy services in various fields of English, Psychology and Economics. The resources/expertise available in the department are:

S. No. Name of Faculty Qualifications Area of Expertise for Consultancy
1. Dr. Harshika Pareek Ph.D. (Psychology) Resilience, Adolescent Health & Well Being, Unrequited Love & Self Esteem, Online Series and their Worldwide Popularity & Psychological Effects, Happiness & Flow, Gender Sensitivity, Gender Studies, Psychopathology and Counselling Techniques.
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