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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Program Description

This program provides students with a broad foundation of psychological concepts and principles. Through its prescribed curriculum, the program also provides the students the opportunities to develop meaningful values and behaviors that lead to an enriched quality of human life, awareness of their social responsibility in applying their psychological knowledge to confront, influence, and improve themselves and their environment towards positive and creative transformations, and explore traditional and visionary ways of effective behavior in a world of rapid changes.

After taking this program, graduates can choose from a variety of enriching employment opportunities where they can practice their chosen profession.

Aside from being the first to be granted the Highest Level of Accreditation,  Level IV second reaccredited status, by Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as certified by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP), CEU BS Psychology program is ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance certified.

 

Program Specification for Psychology Program

Program Title:

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Awarding Institution

Centro Escolar University, Manila

Name of the Award

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Admission Criteria

The student seeking admission to Psychology should be a Senior High School (SHS) graduate, preferably STEM strand/track. However, SHS graduates from non-STEM track are admitted with a 3-unit bridging course. The curriculum is suited for graduates of any track in the SHS.

Duration:

4-year straight program with one Summer

Details of the Accreditation by a Professional or Statutory Body:

CEU Psychology program was granted Level IV Re-accredited (Manila and Malolos campus) status, the highest level of accreditation in the Philippines by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as certified by Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines. (FAAP) 

The Psychology program at CEU Makati was granted Level II by PACUCOA as certified by FAAP.

The CEU Psychology program was granted AUN-QA certification from March 2018-March 2023.

Nature of the Program

The Psychology  program is a four-year program consisting of General Education-Core and Institutional requirements, Professional Core, and Professional Major courses including Research courses and Practicum in three settings (Clinical, Industrial, and Educational).

Benchmarking Report

The curriculum is at par with international and local HEIs offering the same program

Program Description

This program provides students with a broad foundation of psychological concepts and principles. Through its prescribed curriculum, the program also provides the students the opportunities to develop meaningful values and behaviors that lead to an enriched quality of human life, awareness of their social responsibility in applying their psychological knowledge to confront, influence, and improve themselves and their environment towards positive and creative transformations, and explore traditional and visionary ways of effective behavior in a world of rapid changes.

After taking this program, graduates can choose from a variety of enriching employment opportunities where they can practice their chosen profession.

Aside from being the first to be granted the Highest Level of Accreditation,  Level IV second reaccredited status, by Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as certified by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP), CEU BS Psychology program is ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance certified.

Program Outcomes

1. Apply sound psychological theories, concepts and scientific methods in personal, interpersonal and professional practice.

2. Utilize the methods of psychological inquiries in creating new knowledge on individual and multi-cultural settings and discipline.

3. Practice the highest professional and ethical standards in the design of psychological research and services.

4. Develop psychological tests and other assessment tools with adequate validity, reliability and utility.

5. Conduct psychological assessment and evaluation and make accurate interpretation. 

6. Communicate effectively to promote meaningful personal, interpersonal and professional relationships.

7. Exhibit self-reflection and independent learning to advance education or profession.

8. Engage actively in advocacy programs on mental health and wellness to contribute to the improvement of quality of life.

Career Opportunities

1. Human Resource: as a psychometrician, personnel assistant staff training and development, labour relations staff and other human resource management related occupations 

2. Business: as customer relations, management trainee, marketing researcher, sales representative, advertising agent, public information officer, administrative assistant, and other management-related occupations 

3. Research: as a research assistant for a psychologist at hospitals, universities and research institutions 

4. Teaching: as a college professor in universities, preschool teachers 

5. Social Services: as community relation officer and mental health workers in non-government organization agencies which provide mental services to patients

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