Psychology

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

OVERVIEW :

The Department of Psychology started functioning at WIRAS, in June 2010.Psychology is an upcoming field with increasing relevance in today’s society.The vision of Department of Psychology is to sensitize students to the need and importance of the subject today’s society by providing an enriching environment for learning and take up professions relating to the field. Also, students are encouraged to participate in workshops, seminars, symposia to enhance their theoretical knowledge and imbibe practical skills by participating in community outreach programmes. Various programmes and activities are encouraged for all round development of the students so that they are enriched with greater values of life and develop service–mindedness. Technology plays an important part in education today and hence each department is provided with a LCD projector, and classroom teaching utilizes the multimedia and digital technology. Students are motivated to use these in the academic presentations. The Department offers B.Sc. Psychology with Physiology and Statistics as complementary courses. The Department offers the following Open courses for other programmes.

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Positive Psychology
  • Personality And Soft Skill Development
  • Stress Management

M.Sc programme in Counselling Psychology was started in the department during the academic year 2015.

COUNSELLING : The Department offers counselling services to its students. It has a fully furnished counselling room to provide the right environment for students to share their feelings.

PSYCHOLOGY LAB : The Department has a state-of-the-art lab to meet the academic requirements of our students. The lab has numerous psychological tools and equipments for the practical and project works undertaken by our students.