About The Department
The department offers the B.A degree to the graduates after fulfilling the
requirements of a four year program. General Psychology is the branch of
psychology concerned with the processes and mechanisms of the human
mental activities. Its “classic” areas of interest are perception, memory,
attention, language, communication, motivation, emotion, action and, more
recently, consciousness. . The number of faculty of the new department
consists from 7 teachers and 8 part time lecturers. Number of students for
this current year is 75 students. The goal of our department is to prepare
faculty to work as psychiatrics and psychological consolers. Those will be
working in schools, rehabilitation centers, psychiatric centers, and hospitals.
Duration of study in the department is 4 years the graduate student will be
granted bachelors degree in Psychology, after completing 148 credit units.
The Objectives and Outcomes
General aims of establishing the Department of General Psychology:
1. The cultivation of the society through a culture of awakening based on psychology and creating mutual understanding of a large variety of subjects, aiming to reduce the level and the amount of psychological suffering which is present among people. Examples of these sufferings are psychological depression, frustration, social issues, suicidal behavior, and other subjects related to the psychology of our cultural circle.
2. Providing job opportunities for young and ambitious graduates of the university according to their specialization to use it adequately and to put it into practice, both in the public sector as well as in the private sector. Furthermore, the existence of this department is essential in order to have a scientific and academic correspondence to fulfill the needs of the community regarding general psychology. Moreover, this department provides every year a number of graduates who are able to work in schools, hospitals, prisons, centers for social reformation, retirement homes, sport clubs, and many other fields of the community, who are in need of eligible psychologists.
3. Graduates of this department are able to work as social researchers and practicing psychologists.