Second Semester

BPA 204: Fundamentals of Psychology

The basic objective of this course is to enable the students to understand basic processes and structures underlying human behavior as a basis for managing people in an organizational setting.

  1. Introduction
    • Concepts of psychology
    • Major perspectives of psychology
    • Trends for New Millennium
    • Applications of psychology
  2. Psychological Research
    • Psychological Research
    • Perception
    • Social thought
  3. Motivation and Learning
    • Motivation and Emotion
    • Applications of emotion
    • Learning: concept, theories and applications
  4. Memory
    • Memory and Forgetting
    • Thinking and Problem solving
  5. Intelligence
    • Human intelligence
    • Emotional intelligence and its applications
    • Personality
  • Baron, B.A. (2003). Psychology.Sixth Edition, Printice-Hall of India.
  • Feldman, R.S. (2004). Understanding Psychology. Sixth edition.New Delhi, TATA McGraw-Hill.
  • Morgan, C.T., King, R.A. Weisz, J.R. & Schopler, J. (1993). Introduction to Psychology. New Delhi, TaTa McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd.
  • Lahey, B.B. (1998). Psychology: An introduction, New Delhi: TaTa McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd
  • Robbins, S.P. and Timothy, A. (2007). Organization Behaviour, Twelfth edition, Prentice Hall of India