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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

 

Psychology Department of Bareilly College, Bareilly, affiliated to MJP Rohilkhand University, is offering psychology course as one of the optional subjects at graduation level (B.A.). This course was incorporated in the college curriculum in the year 1997. Running under the self finance scheme, it has gained popularity with increasing number of students opting for it every year.Keeping in view, the recent interest of each and every person for proper adjustment to the ever changing social scenario and the pressures of day to day life, the department hopes to start a Diploma in Guidance and Counselling in the forthcoming session.

IMPORTANCE

Every aspect of human experience, as well as behavior in non human species, falls within the scope of psychology. Psychology is a field that everyone can, and should, use throughout life. It not only offers a fascinating body of findings and knowledge about human behavior, but also provides a way of looking at the world and ourselves.

Psychology graduates are highly sought after by a wide range of employers not only in India, but even in other developing and developed countries. Career opportunities for graduates with a degree in psychology are extensive in government as well as private organizations. Self employment opportunities as counsellors or consultants also offer rewarding results. The demand for psychology professionals is on a rampant increase and is expected to reach new heights in the time to come as their activities are becoming more diverse and their skills are needed at many more places as compared to the past.

At graduate level, the Department of Psychology at Bareilly College offers interesting knowledge about facts of human behavior, creating a link between physiological and psychological processes. The wide continuum of course includes human learning, emotions, motivations, memory, intelligence and overall personality development.

It also deals in detail with the abnormal behavior as phobia, anxiety neurosis, paranoid disorders etc. Other subjects covered include social problems of maladjustment, poor mental health, family violence, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency etc.

The theoretical and practical aspect of the course helps the students to develop skills for a healthy social environment as well as in developing a new focus on how to promote healthy behaviors. It also helps the students to adapt an ability to treat behaviors that lead to medical problems through the study of social and health psychology. Various experimental and research methods and psychological statistics build up an outlook for further study and high quality research work in this field.

The well equipped Psychology Lab of the department extends practical knowledge about various psychological aspects, viz learning, adjustment, personality and attitude development, aggression, perception, stress and coping, problem solving, mental fatigue etc., involving the use of high quality instruments and scales developed by renowned psychologists.

The department boasts of teaching facilities like visual demonstrations through overhead projection and guest lectures by eminent personalities in this field from time to time. The students present seminars, participate in healthy group discussions and psychology quizzes, organized by the faculty for all round development, enabling the students to face the challenges of ever changing societal scenario with ease and outstanding efficiency.

Thus, the course offered in Psychology by the college, teaches a broad range of skills and offers wide horizon of career prospects in various fields of Advertising, Consumer products, Criminal justice system, Education, Environment, Government, Non Governmental organizations, Health and Rehabilitation, Human Resources, Personnel, Social Service, Industry, Military Recruitment, Sports etc., just to mention a few.
 
FACULTY:

The psychology department is run by highly qualified and efficient teachers, dedicated towards their pious job of building students for the betterment of self and society.

 

 

 

Faculty Members

Dr. (Mrs.) Suvidha Sharma (In Charge)
Dr. (Mrs.) Hema Khanna

 

 

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