Riphah International University has made another contribution by enabling students to pursue studies in Applied Psychology by launching 4-years BS Applied Psychology Program. The knowledge of psychological principles and scientific methods for evaluating theories and research in the Social Sciences is needed in our rapidly changing society.
The basic goal of the BS Program is to integrate the scientific foundation of Psychology with the strong background of Humanities along with basic science to better prepare students for the advanced training in Psychology, Clinical, Developmental, Medicine, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, and other related disciplines.
This program aims to teach theoretical concepts of this emerging field of Psychology while providing an exposure to its real-world application using relevant training and equipped laboratory. Other significant objectives include:
a. To ensure that the students are aware of the nature, origin, history, and scope of Psychology as a modern discipline and its relationship with other sciences.
b. To make students aware of the different perspectives – functional systems and theories – used in psychology in order to study, understand and explain its subject matter.
c. To create awareness of the Experimental underpinning of the study of psychology and develop a scientific approach to the subject.
d. To Impart Knowledge about the cognitive, behavioral and personality functioning of the individual: developmentally, interpersonally and socially.
e. To promote awareness of the moral and ethical implications of psychological theories, procedures, and practices