Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 126hrs
  • Language : Arabic
  • Campuses : Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The program of Applied Psychology deals with the practical study of human character and behavior through the application of the theories of Psychology and its principles in various areas, such as the social, administrative, industrial, informational, and the empirical, in addition to the educational side where the program distinguished on the basis that it is established on a practical basis, depending on its origin on the practical skills and on-going training in the field for the workers and the field of human development for non-workers.

 

Vision

The Department of Applied Psychology aims at becoming a pioneer at both local and international levels in preparing specialists in psychology, teachers of psychology, and psychology researchers. It also aims at providing psychological and research consultations in the various fields of applied psychology.

 

Mission

The program aims at preparing scientifically qualified staff in applied psychology such as specialists, teachers, researchers and councilors through providing the services and psychological consultations to members of society and to the state and private sectors.

 

Objectives

  • Design psychological research and standards for the interpretation of various behavioral phenomena.
  • Employ psychology theories in suggesting solutions related to behavior and psychological advising.
  • Apply the principles of Applied Psychology in the training field with the purpose of suggesting solutions and offering psychological consultations that contribute to developing a work environment.
  • Interpret the results of psychological tests and standards on various psychological states and behavioral situations.
  • Develop clear directions for projects interested in applied psychology after graduation.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Determine the basic principles and conceptions in Applied Psychology, and apply them in the various fields he/she works at
  • Determine the basic psychological, social, and biological factors that help in the interpretation of psychological behavioral phenomena
  • Participate in situations that depend on critical thinking, and solve problems creatively, using methods of problem-solving in their various psychological methods
  • Design research in various fields of applied psychology, and interpret their results truly and in accordance with the ethical standards of scientific research
  • Develop distinguished interactive relationships with others, and enhance their abilities in collective work
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and skills in writing, and present demonstrations in various psychological subjects depending on modern technology
  • Apply the concepts and principles of applied psychology and its theories in the work environment as related to the specifications and description of tasks, analysis of work, choice of workers, and specifying the problems that encounter both employers and employees and solving them
  • Participate in projects and tasks that specializes in applied psychology deal with, and demonstrate their effect on self-development
  • Acquire skills necessary for the application of psychological tests and standards and interpret their results
  • Carry out practical skills required for the specialization in employing laboratories and make use of practical training

 

Job Opportunities 

  • Works in solving psychological & behavioral problems of people in various settings such as legal, business, sports, forensics, education and others.

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary School Certificate (Science Or Arts) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60% or Technical Certificate with a minimum average of 65% approved by the Ministry of Education.

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a Bachelor degree of Arts in Applied Psycology Education, a student must successfully complete 126 credit hours, with a minimum (CGPA) of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Education (33) CR. H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111A Science and Life 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100A Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170A Fund. of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203A Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
The Student is required to choose Only One course from Each of the following groups:
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0407224A Ethical Awareness 3  
0407298 Arabs and Muslims’ Contributions to Arts & Science 3  
0407252 Arab Society 3  
0407392A Environmental Awareness 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H.
0407111A Thinking Skills 3  
0407251A Self-Assessment 3  
0501100A Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150A Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (15) CR.H.
0402100A Educational Psychology 3  
0402101A Teaching Diverse Students 3  
0402201A Curriculum and Instruction 3  
0402202A Foundations of Education 3  
0402203A Educational Technology 3 0102120
Third: Specialization Courses (75) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (66) CR.H.
0408211 Counseling Psychology 3 0408214 - 0408212
0408214 Introduction to Psychological Health 3 0408212
0408216 Behavior Modification 3 0408212
0408231 Action Research Skills 3 0508203A
0408232 Psychological Measurements and Tes ts 3 0408239
0408233 Principles of Descriptive Statistics 3 0102120
0408237 Developmental Psychology and its Applications 3 0408212
0408239 Introduction to Psychometrics 3 0408212
0408318 Psychology of Personality 3 0408212
0408319 Experimental Psychology 3 0408212
0408322 Cognitive Psychology 3 0408212
0408323 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3 0408212
0408324 Clinical Psychology 3 0408212 - 0408214
0408325 Social Psychology 3 0408212
0408326 Psychology of Learning 3 0408212
0408335 Psychophysiology 3 0408212
0408433 Children’s Psychological Problems 3 0408212
0408438 Psychological and Behavioral Counseling 3 0408212
0408470 Special Topics in Applied Psychology 3 0408212
0408490 Practicum 9 >=114
(2) Elective Courses (9) CR.H.
0408321 Psychology of Individual Differences 3 0408212
0408329 Criminal Psychology 3 0408212
0408417 Psychology of Family Problems 3 0408212
0408427 Psychology of Creativity 3 0408212
0408428 Psychology of Media 3 0408212
Fourth: Free Elective Courses (3) CR.H.
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Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Al Ain University of Science and Technology 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
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Fax No:     +971 3 7024777

E-mail: Education@aau.ac.ae