B.Sc. Honors in Applied Psychology

B.Sc. Honors in Applied Psychology


The Applied Psychology department envisions to provide students with a well-rounded knowledge base and application in the domains of Applied Psychology. It aims to prepare women for higher studies as well as professional career.


The mission of the department is to provide access to an education that is holistic, of quality and relevant to the context and time. The curriculum is designed to introduce students to the theories of psychology and their application.

The B.Sc. programs focus on experiential teaching so students can relate the concepts to practice. Students are required to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty. The experience of conducting the research and writing the research report hones students’ research skills.

The internships and placements enhance learning and experience in the field of clinical psychology. The program intends to prepare students for professional life, for graduate and postgraduate studies, and to be active citizens


This curriculum is specially designed to introduce students to theories of psychology, procedures and practices in the fields of child psychology, clinical psychology, counselling and guidance, educational psychology, industrial psychology and Human Resource Management. It also enables the students to become proficient in Psychological Testing and Measurement, in using the computer for applications in psychology and to conduct research. The aim is to prepare students for professional life, to contribute effectively in reducing ethnicity, prejudice and sectarianism and facilitate the development of positivity and tolerance so as to create a better society and to gain an insight into oneself so as to become a better human being. The students are prepared to pursue lifelong learning and personal enrichment as well as to enter the work force with confidence.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc with minimum 60% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade B (60%) with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade B (60%) with Equivalence Certificate.
  • Candidates must have 60% marks in psychology in F.A/A-Level or 60% marks in biology in F.Sc/A-Level

Degree Requirements for B.Sc. Honors in Applied Psychology 4 years program

To receive B.Sc. Honors in Applied Psychology degree, a student must complete a total of 131 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Introduction to Psychology & Practicum 4
2 Major Schools of Psychology 3
3 Core English – I 3
4 Core Introduction to Computers 3
5 General General – I 3
Total 16
Semester II
1 Major Psychopathology (child) 3
2 Major Ethics in Psychology 3
3 Major Experimental Psychology 3
4 Core English – II 3
5 Core Pakistan Studies 2
6 Core Islamic Studies / Core Ethics 2
Total 16
Semester III
1 Major Social Psychology 3
2 Major Psychopathology (Adult) 3
3 Major Biological Psychology 3
4 Major Developmental Psychology 3
5 Core English – III 3
6 General General – II 3
Total 18
Semester IV
1 Major Personality Theories 3
2 Major Cognitive Psychology 3
3 Major Gender Psychology 3
4 Major Statistics in Psychology 3
5 Major Data Analysis in Psychology (SPSS) 3
6 Core Mathematics 3
Total 18
Semester V
1 Major Research Methodology (Quantitative)* 3
2 Major Psychological Assessment and Measurement (I) 3
3 Major Behavior Analysis and Management  3
4 Major Consumer Psychology 3
5 General General – III 3
6 General General – IV 3
Total 18
Semester VI
1 Major Positive Psychology 3
2 Major Clinical Psychology 3
3 Major Psychological Assessment and Measurement (II) 3
4 Major Research Methodology (Qualitative) 3
5 Major Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
6 General General – V 3
Total 18
Semester VII
1 Major Educational Psychology  3
2 Major Cross Cultural Psychology 3
3 Major Forensic Psychology 3
4 General General – VI 3
Total 12
Semester VIII
1 Major Counseling Psychology  3
2 Major Health Psychology  3
3 Major Internship 3
4 Major Research Report 6
Total 15
  Core 19  
  Major 94  
  General 18  
  Total Hrs 131  

 Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.

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