B.A Psychology, Economics
The B.A Psychology dual-major degree is a 4-year programme with Multiple Exit options which prepares students to have a wider scope in terms of career as it combines two allied fields of knowledge. The 4-year course is designed as a combination of practicum, theory, internships and research thus providing a holistic approach to the student’s understanding of the subject. Combined with the other subject chosen by the student along with other Skill and Ability based enhancement courses through the semesters, students become well equipped to apply psychology in the specializations of their choice.
PO1: To equip students with practical skills to develop into psychologists.
PO2: To help students develop a good foundation to become mental health professionals.
PO3: To train students to develop adequate research skills to function in any field of psychology.
PO4: Comprehend fundamental theoretical concepts of economics and develop skills for effective decision making and problem solving.
PO5: Facilitate students to develop perceptions about contemporary economic issues/policies.
PO6: Equip students with relevant analytical cum critical skills and aptitude to build a career in research, academia and corporates.
|Semester||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Credits|
|I||DSCA1 - Fundamentals of Psychology||4+2||6|
|DSCB1 – Microeconomics I||3||3|
|DSCB2 - Basic Mathematical Tools for Economics||3||3|
|AEC1 – Environmental Studies||2||2|
|II||DSCA2 - Essentials of Psychology||4+2||6|
|DSCB3 – Microeconomics II||3||3|
|DSCB4 - Mathematical Economics||3||3|
|III||DSCA3- Child Development||4+2||6|
|DSCB5- Macroeconomics I||3||3|
|DSCB6 - Basic Statistical Methods for Economics I||3||3|
|IV||DSCA4 - Psychology of Adolescence & Adulthood||4+2||6|
|DSCB7- Macroeconomics II||3||3|
|DSCB8 - Statistical Methods for Economics I||3||3|
|AEC2 – India & Indian Constitution||2||2|
|V||DSCA5 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology||3+2||5|
|VI||DSCA7- Social Psychology||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 B13||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSE A1 / DSE B14||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|23 / 19|
|VIII||DSC A11||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSC A12||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|DSE A3||5 / 4||5 / 4|
|21 / 18|
- Course Descriptions
•DSC A- Discipline Specific Course Psychology
•DSC B- Discipline Specific Course Economics
•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 Economics as minor / in Economics with Psychology as minor & students’ not undertaking research will be awarded BA (Honours) Psychology with Economics as minor / in Economics with Psychology as minor.