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Every man deals with someone and his dealings with people would be happier if he understood them. The need to understand people better can best be achieved with the knowledge of human behavior – the study of psychology. Psychology as a study of behavior sheds light on people’s mode of reaction to, and interaction with their environment.
The study provides a broad coverage of the conceptual and empirical foundations of psychology in its main fields. The discussion of the theories, concepts, and empirical findings focuses on complex human behavior: how and why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, how we act and interact with others, and why we become the unique individuals that we are.
Guidance is the assistance given to individuals in making intelligent choices and adjustments. It is based on the democratic principle that is the duty and the right of every individual to choose his own way in life in so far as his choice does not interfere with the rights of others. The ability to make such choices is not innate but, like other abilities, must be developed.
The center of any guidance activity is the individual and because of this, it is imperative that this individual be given insight of his own self. His effectiveness as a functioning member of any group solely depends on how he views himself.
Psychology is the study of the thoughts and actions of individuals. Educational Psychology is a course designed to introduce psychological principles, theories, and methodologies to issues of teaching and learning in schools. The goal of this course is to improve students’ ability to reason psychologically about teaching and learning. In practicing this ability, students will have the opportunity to survey current research and theory in educational psychology
and thus develop an informed view of their own foundational beliefs about the learning process.
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This course will help the students to become familiarized and knowledgeable on the different statistical procedures used in psychological and behavioral researches and experiments. This includes a background on the basic concepts of statistics as well as performing calculations and applications with the use of spreadsheet and other statistical packages software. Furthermore, this course will guide the students on how to conduct quantitative researches as well as preparing them in the future for research presentations.
Developmental Psychology is one of the areas of psychology that explains the course
of physical, social, emotional, moral and intellectual development over a per-
Personality is the part in the field of psychology that most considers people in
their entirety as individuals and as complex beings. This is the survey of the major
theories of personality and the theoretical and practical issues involved in the
scientific study of personality in under-
Cognitive Psychology is an introduction to research knowledge in the psychological study of important cognitive abilities including sensation and perception, attention, memory and representation, language and thinking. The course concern is on mental processes and its effects on human and decision making. Applications of the basic research in cognitive psychology will be tackled.
Experimental Psychology borders on “pure research”. This specializes in the investigation
and experimentation of the physiological aspects of behavior, sensation, perception,
learning, emotion, memory, motivation, and language. The course deals with the philosophy
and methods of science focusing particularly on experimentation in the investigation
of problems and issues in psychology including considerations in the conduct of experimental
research. The student is expected to design and conduct experiments in psychology,
write research reports, and pre-
The course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of the concepts, the theories, research findings, and methodologies that form the basis for clinical assessment and psychological intervention. In this course, the students will be introduced to the nature, cause, and possible interventions of psychological disorders, and are expected to be familiar with the nomenclature and classifications of mental disorders, by the end of the course. Ethical considerations in abnormal psychology / clinical psychology are discussed.
The course provides an overview of psychological concepts, theories, and research
findings for effective human interactions and performance in the workplace. Topics
include organizational structures and systems, organizational communication processes,
leadership, motivation, conflict resolution, problem solving and decision-
The course is an orientation of the rudiments of psychological testing. The principles,
methods, and uses of psychological testing are tackled. Emphasis is placed on issues
of items analysis, reliability, and ability in test construction. The administration,
scoring, and interpretation of objective, cognitive, and affective tests used in
various applied fields of psychology, particularly the educational, industrial, and
government settings are covered. Topics include history and social context of psychological
testing; statistical background; reliability, validity, and bi-
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the factors that affect individual and group behavior. Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. The content of the course provides the tools for understanding and predicting human social behavior. The course deals with the scientific study of human social behavior; how and why we think, feel, behave, and relate to one another in social situations the way we do. Social behavior and social phenomena in the Philippines setting are examined from the social psychological perspective.
An extension of the development program and a pre-
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A research method course which aims to train the student in psychological research beginning from choosing a relevant problem topic, reviewing the literature, postulating a conceptual framework, to planning for methodology and data analysis. The output is a mature research proposal. The course deals with the development of a more complex study skills – outlining, summarizing and critical thinking; and intensification of the students’ knowledge in paragraph development and writing, as well as introduction to research paper writing.
The course aims to provide students with basic understanding of the nature, scope, and technique used in the field of clinical/counseling psychology, including approaches in the assessment and interventions in various psychological disorders. The course also discusses the roles, functions, and ethical considerations involved in the practice of the profession.
The course provides the students the opportunity to understand the dynamics of group
processes and functioning such as communication, problem solving, decision-
The course deals with writing the research paper, presentation, analysis and interpretation of data, summary, conclusions, and recommendation. Accomplished thesis is to be presented before a panel of three examiners.
Physiological Psychology is the sub-
The course provides to bring together psychological issues and problems to the awareness
of the students. This awareness can help the student develop right attitudes and
involvement towards psychological and social commitments. The course will focus on
how the principles of psychology can help in understanding some of the complex factors
involved in environmental issues, and how psychological approaches might con-
The course will also tackle the Code of Ethics for Psychologists.
The course aims to put into practice the psychology students for Psychometrician
Board Exam. This could be a channel for psychology students to attend a re-
A. Developed insights into their own and others’ behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self management and self—improvement;
B. Attained knowledge on realistic ideas how to implement psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings;
C. Acquired lifelong skills and competencies that will prepare them for entrance into the work force as well as acceptance into graduate or professional schools;
D. Gained wisdom on how to weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity , act ethically, and reflect moral, spiritual, and other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
E. Realized the importance of diversity and cross-
Miss Maricar R. Torres, MA-
Head, Psychology Department
Bachelor of Science in Psychology