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Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

B.Sc. Clinical Psychology | Curriculum | Semester IV

Paper 4.1: Social Psychology

Unit Content (Must Know) Learning Objectives (The students will be able to) Teaching Guidelines Teaching- Methodology Time (Hours)
I Introduction

Definition, nature, scope, methods of social psychology

Groups: types and group formation

Leadership: meaning and types of leadership

·         Describe the meaning of groups and leadership, types of groups and leaderships, dynamics in groups and role of leader in groups ·         Discuss the nature of groups and leadership, their dynamics and interplay ·         Didactic,

·         Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

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II Social Processes

Social perception: Concept and nature, Attribution theory and its application-impression management.

Aggression: its causes and prevention

Prosocial behavior and its measurement. Theories: kin selection theory and bystander effect

·         Describe the basic social processes of social perception, aggression and prosocial behavior ·         Discuss the social processes of aggression, perception, and prosocial behavior ·         Didactic, Student’s Seminar (PowerPoint presentation)

·         Family relationship scale

·         Sociogram

·         Pro-social behaviour: observational study

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III Attitudes, Stereotypes, Prejudices and Discrimination

Nature-components – formation of attitudes

Measurement of attitudes –persuasion – cognitive dissonance.

Stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination: nature, causes and strategies of reducing them

·         Describe the nature and perspectives on attitudes, stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination, their role and significance, mechanisms of social psychological behaviors which bring conflict ·         Discuss the nature and perspectives on attitudes, stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination, origin of conflicts among social groups and their psychological dynamics ·         PowerPoint presentation,

·         Videos of cases,

·         Student Interaction Session,

·         Field visit

·         Prejudice scale

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 Paper 4.2-Statistics in Psychology

 

Unit Content Learning Objectives (The students will be able to) Teaching Guidelines Teaching- Methodology Time (Hours)
I Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Meaning, scope and purpose; population and sample

Types of statistics – descriptive, inferential;

Representation of data – frequency distributions, percentiles, graphs

·         Explain the meaning and scope of statistics and its applications in psychology;

·         Describe the types of data and statistics

·         Discuss the meaning and scope of statistics, types of statistics, and ways of representing data ·         Didactic,

·         Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Student seminar

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II Measures of Central Tendency and Standard Normal distribution

Mean, median, mode;

Properties of normal curve; skewness and kurtosis, normal distribution

Variability – range, variance, standard deviation

·         Describe the concept of mean, median and mode and explain the nature of deviations and variability in statistics ·         Discuss the concept of central tendency and normal distribution, their properties and characteristics ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Applications of normal curve: Drawing of a curve for a given data

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III Inferential Statistics

Purpose, techniques; standard error, estimation, confidence intervals; z-test, t-test, p-level;

Type I and Type II errors; Hypothesis testing

Correlation – pearson, spearman

·         Explain the concepts of inferential statistics, techniques of data analysis useful in higher research ·         Discuss the concept of inferential statistics, their common techniques and hypotheses testing ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher, Student Interaction Session

·         Hypothesis testing through SPSS

·         Basic use of SPSS for data entry and graphic representation of classificatory data

·         Application of correlation through data sources: comparison of pearson and spearman coefficients

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Paper 4.3: Psychology of Intelligence

Unit Content Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Teaching- Methodology Time (Hours)
I Construct of Intelligence

Intelligence: meaning and concept

Biological basis of intelligence: Galton

Factor theories: Spearman and Thurstone

·         Explain the meaning and concept of intelligence, various theories of intelligence in historical contexts

 

·         Discuss the meaning and concept of intelligence, early and common theories ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Teacher’s seminar

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II Theories of intelligence

Cattell and Horn: gf and gc

Gardner: multiple intelligence

Sternberg: componential theories

·         Describe the theories of intelligence, contributions of pioneers like Cattell, Gardner, and Sternberg ·         Discuss the theories of intelligence ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Raven’s Progressive Matrices

·         Cattell’s Culture Fair Intelligence Test

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III Emotional Intelligence

Models of emotional intelligence

EQ competencies: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation and empathy

Managing emotions: techniques to manage emotions for conflict management and effective leadership

·         Explain the concepts of emotional intelligence and emotional regulation ·         Discuss the concept of emotional intelligence ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Mayer and Salovey’s Emotional Intelligence

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Paper 4.4: Industrial Psychology

Unit Content Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Teaching- Methodology Time (Hours)
I Introduction

Historical background of industrial psychology: as profession and science

Working conditions: illuminating motive; work schedule – shift work and rest period

Personnel selection: principles and techniques

·         Explain the meaning and concept of industrial psychology, working contexts and role of psychological factors in work situations ·         Discuss the meaning and concept of industrial psychology ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher, Student Interaction Session

·         Comparative efficacy of displays

·         Student seminar

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II Work motivation

Motivation: concept of incentives and rewards, intrinsic motivation

Theories of work motivation: need hierarchy theory, ERG theory, two factor theories: Hertzberg, Expectancy theory

Job analysis, job satisfaction

·         Describe the concept and theories of work motivation, their critical evaluation ·         Discuss the concept and theories of work motivation ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher, Student Interaction Session

·         Job satisfaction

·         Job analysis

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III Leadership at Workplace and HRM

Leadership: meaning and theories of leadership – trait, behavior, contingency

Human factors in job design: work space design, types and uses of displays

Meaning of Human Resource Management, training: on and off site training method, evaluation of training

·         Explain the concepts of leadership at workplace and HRM, role of leaders and management of human resources in organizations ·         Discuss the concept of leadership and HRM ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Measurement of leadership style

·         Teacher’s seminar

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Paper 4.5: Gender Studies

Unit Content Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Teaching- Methodology Time (Hours)
I Introduction to Gender

Meaning of gender; cultural differences; philosophical and political issues surrounding gender

Methods of research- Meaning, goals and steps of gender research; difficulty in conducting research; feminist research methodology.

Gender perspectives – evolutionary theory and sociobiology, psychoanalytic, constructivist and post modern perspectives.

·         Explain the meaning and concept of gender, stereotypes, issues relating to gender

·         Describe the various perspectives to understand gender across cultures

 

·         Discuss the meaning and concept of gender, gender stereotypes and perspectives of gender ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Teacher’s and student’s seminar

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II Gender discrimination, attitude and identity

Gender differences and inequalities; stereotyping and discrimination; gender and caste.

Gender roles and gender role attitude; gender- role socialization; gender and emotion

Concept of identity; gender identity; multiple identities ; gender mainstreaming

 

·         Describe the concept of gender identity, differences in gender, gender roles and attitudes across cultures ·         Discuss the concept of gender identity, differences in gender, gender roles and attitudes across cultures ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher,

·         Student Interaction Session

·         Narratives of both gender cases about their gender identity

·         Ethnography study on gender – urban and rural setting

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III Sex related comparisons

Sex related comparison- cognitive abilities; personality attribute and social domains

Aggression and violence- concept and theories; rape and other forms of sexual coercion; domestic abuse and sexual harassment.

Sex differences in health – mortality; health behaviors and chronic illness. Sex differences in mental health- depression, suicide, death and bereavement.

·         Explain the differences in genders and compare them across different parameters like personality, cognition etc.

·         Enumerate the relationship of aggression and violence to gender

·         Discuss the differences in genders and compare them across different parameters like personality, cognition etc. ·         Didactic, Presentation by teacher, Student Interaction Session

·         Case study on domestic violence and crime

·         Survey on attitudes of both genders towards helth

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Admission 2017