Bachelor of Community Pyschology

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

 The program is designed to introduce basic psychological concepts and make students appreciate its application in the community.  This will facilitate the absorption of community psychology graduates into the workforce.  The Bachelor of Community Psychology complements community-oriented programs and attempts to meet the growing mental health needs in Uganda.  The problem facing our societies include drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, marital problems, AIDS, growing numbers of orphans and refugees, homosexuality, defilement, war, abduction, and others. Students graduating from this program will be well prepared for entry into the professional mental health postgraduate program such as the Master's in Counseling and Master's in Clinical Psychology, as well as other specialized community oriented training programs offered in various organizations.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology PSY 1204 3 Undergraduate Level
Stress and stress management BCP 1204 3 Undergraduate Level
Psychosocial Problems BCP 1205 3 Undergraduate Level
Delinquency BCP 1206 3 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to Human and Social Services BCP 1207 3 Undergraduate Level
Social Psychology PSY 1203 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Human Sexuality BCP 1105 3 Undergraduate Level
Social Systems BCP 1106 3 Undergraduate Level
Life skills and Self management BCP 1107 3 Undergraduate Level
Experimental Design PSY 1102 3 Undergraduate Level
Communication skills BCP 1104 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Group Dynamics BCP 2212 3 Undergraduate Level
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Groups (IPT-G) BCP 2213 3 Undergraduate Level
Palliative Psychological Care BCP 2213 3 Undergraduate Level
Rehabilitation Psychology BCP 2215 3 Undergraduate Level
Counseling Psychology PSY 2207 3 Undergraduate Level
Research Methods PSY 2212 3 Undergraduate Level
Field Attachment PSY 2213 3 Undergraduate Level
Psychology and Gender PSY 2105 3 Undergraduate Level
Conflict Resolution BCP 2208 3 Undergraduate Level
HIV/AIDS and Mental Health BCP 2209 3 Undergraduate Level
Negotiation Skills BCP 2210 3
Basic Statistics BCP 2211 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Personality Psychology PSY 2103 3 Undergraduate Level
Developmental Psychology PSY 2108 3 Undergraduate Level
Drugs Alcohol and behaviour BCP 2107 3 Undergraduate Level
Child Abuse and Neglect BCP 2108 3 Undergraduate Level
Psychology and parenthood BCP 2109 3 Undergraduate Level
Environmental Psychology PSY 2106 3 Undergraduate Level
Child hood Disorders BCP 2110 3 Undergraduate Level
Health Psychology BCP 2111 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Forensic and Prison Psychology BCP 3105 3 Undergraduate Level
Behavior Change BCP 3107 3 Undergraduate Level
Adolescent Psychology BCP 3108 3 Undergraduate Level
Personnel and Human Resources Psychology PSY 3106 3 Undergraduate Level
Abnormal Psychology PSY 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Foundations of Community Psychology PSY 3110 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Community Based Intervention BCP 3207 3 Undergraduate Level
Family Mental Health BCP 3208 3 Undergraduate Level
Project Design and Management BCP 3209 3 Undergraduate Level
Research Project BCP 3210 3 Undergraduate Level
Disability Aging and retirement BCP 3211 3 Undergraduate Level
Introduction to clinical psychology PSY 3207 3 Undergraduate Level
Psychology and Marriage BCP 3212 3 Undergraduate Level
Organizational Psychology PSY 3208 3
Refugee Psychology BCP 3213 3 Undergraduate Level