The combination of Psychology with vocation-oriented Communicative English prepares the graduates for the exciting career as psychologists and communication professionals. Students who opt for this program are accessing a solid foundation in the richness and complexity of the human mind by studying psychology and creative writing. This program will enable the students to build strong theoretical foundation and skill sets in the science of human mind which would enable them to apply their knowledge in varied areas ranging from Counselling, Industrial, Organizational, Education, Sports and Health. A rigorous hands-on approach to humanities research, writing and designing communication strategies across media and literary platforms also develops vocational abilities enhancing placement opportunities.
PO1: To equip students with theoretical and practical skills to mold them into psychologists and mental health professionals.
PO2: To train students to develop adequate research skills to function in any field of psychology.
PO3: To improve communication skills and problem-solving abilities of the students.
PO4: Read, interpret, and produce creative texts in a variety of formats and genre.
PO5: Learning the craft of revision, workshopping, public reading, and submission for publication.
PO6: Understand and learn craft techniques across genres.
PO7: Demonstrate a broad understanding of literatures in English and translation and have appreciation for the contexts of creation and interpretation of literary work across traditions, with specific focus on aesthetic traditions from the Indian subcontinent.
PO8: Draw from different critical perspectives and learn how different theoretical frameworks have produced multiple readings of a text.
PO9: Write, speak, perform and present texts effectively for specific audiences and purposes to meet independent artistic pursuits and commercial artistic needs.
PO10: Produce literary research and learn inventive ways to present research.
PO11: Engage with broad questions of meaning. learning and understanding of life raised by literary texts to build one's own aesthetic and life practice.
|Semester||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Credits|
|I||DSCA1 - Fundamentals of Psychology||4+2||6|
|DSCB1 - Introduction to Writing||3||3|
|DSCB2 - Writing about Visuals||3||3|
|AEC1 – Environmental Studies||2||2|
|II||DSCA2 - Essentials of Psychology||4+2||6|
|DSCB3 – Short Fiction 1||3||3|
|DSCB4 - Poetry||3||3|
|III||DSCA3- Child Development||4+2||6|
|DSCB5- Non-Fiction 1||3||3|
|DSCB6 - Reporting & Editing||3||3|
|IV||DSCA4 - Psychology of Adolescence & Adulthood||4+2||6|
|DSCB7- Writing for Performance||3||3|
|DSCB8 - Adaptation for Stage||3||3|
|AEC2 – India & Indian Constitution||2||2|
|V||DSCA5 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology||3+2||5|
|DSCB9 - Short Fiction & Poetry 2||4||4|
|DSCB10- Writing, through Translation||4||4|
|VI||DSCA7- Social Psychology||3+2||5|
|DSCB11- Word & Image||3+2||5|
|DSCB12- Non Fiction 2||3+2||5|
|STUDENT WILL OPT FOR ONE DISCIPLINE AS MAJOR & PURSUE THE 4TH YEAR OF THE HONOURS PROGRAM|
|VII||DSC A9 / DSC B13||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSC A10 / DSC B14||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSE A1 / DSE B1||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSE A2 / DSE B2||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|23 / 19|
|VIII||DSC A11 / DSC B15||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSC A12 / DSC B 16||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSE A3 / DSC B3||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|21 / 18|
- Course Descriptions
•DSC A- Discipline Specific Course Psychology
•DSC B- Discipline Specific Course English Literature
•DSE- Discipline Specific Elective
•OE- Open Elective
•SEC- Skill Enhancement Course
•AEC- Ability Enhancement Course
- Student must opt for one of the discipline as major in the fourth year.
- Only those students who secure 75% marks or CGPA of 7.5 and above in the first six semesters may choose to undertake research in the 4th year. Honours students not undertaking research have to do 3 to 4 Additional Courses/Entrepreneurship Courses and Internship/Apprenticeship for 12 credits.
- Students who complete the four year program with Research will be awarded BA (Honours with Research) in Psychology with Communicative English as minor / in Communicative English with Psychology as minor & students’ not undertaking research will be awarded BA (Honours) Psychology with Communicative English as minor / in Communicative English with Psychology as minor.
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