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Bachelor of Arts – BA (Applied Psychology)

Offered by:

1. School of Philosophy, Psychology & Scientific Heritage

Specialization:

Clinical Psychology, Human Resource Management, Experimental Psychology

Duration:

3 years (6 semesters)

Eligibility :

A minimum of 60% of marks in 12th Grade or equivalent (CBSE/ICSE/State Boards)

For More Information and to apply:

Email: admissions@cvv.ac.in

Admissions Toll-free:
1800-270-4888 or 75588 96000

Description:

The B.A. Applied Psychology Programme of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth is developed to prepare students to meet the increasing demand for psychological understanding and application in diverse fields of service in India and abroad. It also aims at developing in students a deeper understanding of the growing discipline of psychology with an Indian perspective and promoting professional skill-based education. The main goal of this course is to facilitate self-discovery in the students and develop passion and effective participation in responding to the needs and challenges of the contemporary world.

The B.A. Applied Psychology programme provides more importance to the humanities and subjective areas of the discipline of Psychology. Hence, the students will get more training in developing their technical skills in dealing with societal problems.

After completing the programme, the students will be equipped with the unique skills and expertise in broad-based education and will be ready to take up their first job as a psychologist or it will facilitate for a higher degree in the chosen subject specialisation. The programme provides the students’ exposure to varied domains of applied psychology including Creative Writing, application of Psychological concepts, Counselling, Clinical, Organisational, Social and School Psychology, to name a few. The aim and objective of the programme are to prepare the students for a career in psychology by imparting theory and professional skills to work as a psychologist. Further, it enables students to build a career in psychology and allows them to derive great joy in professionally helping people who require psychological help and contribute to society.

This programme is split into several components: foundation, proficiency, core, core-elective, and minor courses. The foundation course is a one-of-its-kind offering that provides learners with a basis for understanding the chaturdasha vidyasthana, the fourteen repositories of ancient Indian cultural traditions and knowledge systems.  Unlike most programmes offered in this field, which only look at the chaturdasha vidyasthana in isolated parts, this will make students aware of the core ideas of each of these fourteen components, such that they can discern the ancient Indian way of thinking and analysing the world. Renowned texts like the Bhagavad Gita will be taught from different perspectives. The core courses cover important concepts in psychology so that students can acquire a sound basis from which to either approach further study or enter a professional career.

In keeping with CVV’s elective model, this programme also offers various technical, applied, and interdisciplinary courses through the Minor mode in four available streams, wherein students can develop multi-dimensional skills. Additionally, courses in Yoga will prepare learners to face challenges mentally and physically.

Course Structure

Core Subjects
  • Introduction to Applied Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Lifespan and Developmental Psychology
  • Applied Psychological Processes
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Applied Research Methods in Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology & Mental Health Problems
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Community Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology

Electives

Specialization 1: Clinical Psychology

  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology for Health and Well being
  • Psycho-diagnostics
  • Stress Management

Specialization 2: Organizational Psychology/HR

  • Applications of Psychology in Industries and Organizations
  • Applications of Psychology in social issues
  • Stress Management

Minors
  • Human relation skills for life and work
  • Appreciating Temple Administration
  • Indic Perspectives on Health, Time and Managing Life Styles
  • Personal Finance
  • Governance – Basic Ideas and Conceptual Issues
  • Economic Insights from Kauṭilya
  • Theorizing Governance from Shanti Parva
  • International Protection of Cultural Heritage and Property – The Legal Dimensions
  • Insights into Indic Culture: A Seminar-based Course

Foundation of Courses
  • Indian Knowledge System – 1
  • Indian Knowledge System – 2
  • Sanskrit for Eternal Use
  • Conversational Sanskrit Lab
  • Sanskrit literature – An Appreciative Enquiry
  • Indic Philosophy – Foundational Principles
  • Applied Sanskrit Grammar
  • Bhagavad Gita & Management
  • Dharma – Perspectives from Ramayana
  • Purushartha – Perspectives from Mahabharatam
  • Neeti Shastras – A guide to Living

Professional Courses
  • English
  • Business Communication
  • Communication Lab – 1, 2
  • Computing Lab – 1, 2
  • Learning from Leaders
  • Critical Thinking
  • Business, Government & Society

Self-Immersion Courses
  • Yoga & Meditation
  • Introduction to Seva

For More Information
  • admissions@cvv.ac.in
  • Admissions Toll-free: 1800-270-4888 or 75588 96000

Other Information

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth – CVV organises optional coaching classes for competitive examinations such as CAT; CA; CMA; CS; Civil Services etc. Schedules and Fee will be shared at the commencement of the academic year.


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