Major Psychology/ Minor Women's Studies

Training of students to have the necessary qualifications and expertise to understand and deal with psychological issues and phenomena.  The program also seeks to develop students’ skills and abilities of to understand psychology in critical manner and applied it creatively. In addition, the program pays special attention to develop students’ research skills, their professional qualifications, and well as their personal and life skills.        

The Psychology program seeks to prepare and train students who are specialized in psychology and are able to work in a professional manner in different fields of psychology and psychological support and are able to contribute to the development of their society.  

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Understand psychological theories and concepts. 
  • Understand qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as principles of statistics.
  • Analyze and to think critically and scientifically especially when dealing with psychological issues.
  • Have the proper research and scientific writing skills.
  • Deal with people with special needs.
  • Use databases and e-sources as well as and hard-copy sources.
  • Use and apply psychological approaches in providing counseling and psychological support.

Graduates of the program in Palestine can work at:

  • Institutions that work in the sector of psychological health.
  • Institutions that work at projects that provide psychological support.
  • Educational institutions that need to provide psychological counseling such as schools.
  • Research centers.
  • Women institutions and organizations .
Study Plan

Study Plan consists of 120 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirements

Credit hours

University Requirements

21-22

Faculty Requirements

22

Major Requirements

45

Minor Requirements

24

Free Courses

7-8

Total

120

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Major Psychology Program Requirements

Student must successfully complete a minimum of 45 credit hours of courses in Psychology distributed as follows:

a. Core courses (39 credit hours)

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

PSYC330

Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

PSYC231

PSYC331

History and Systems of Psychology

PSYC231

PSYC332

Developmental Psychology

PSYC231

PSYC335

Psychophysiology

PSYC231

PSYC336

Research Methods in Psychology

PSYC231

PSYC337

Mental Health

PSYC231

PSYC338

Social Psychology

PSYC231

PSYC430

General Methods in Psychological Services

PSYC337

PSYC431

Psychology Of Personality

PSYC332

PSYC435

Counseling Psychology

PSYC337

PSYC437

Community Psychology

PSYC337

PSYC438

Seminar in psychology

Forth year level in specialization or approval of the Sociology Program

PSYC439

Practicum In Mental Health Skills 1

PSYC337, Forth year level

b. Elective courses: 6 credit hours from other courses in Psychology.

 

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Minor Women's Studies (24 credit hours)

a. Core courses (15 credit hours):

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

WOMS231

Introduction To Women’s Studies

 

WOMS232

Women In Arab Society

 

WOMS234

Woman In Psychology

 

WOMS236

Feminist Methodologies

 

WOMS331

History Of Feminism

 

 

b. Elective courses (9 credit hours):

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

WOMS233

Women In The Family

 

WOMS235

Women In Media

 

WOMS332

Women In Development

 

WOMS333

Feminist Political Thought

 

WOMS334

Feminism, Political Economy and Globalization

 

WOMS437

Special Topic