• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Human Sciences
  • Department: Psychology

Program Description

The Psychology Department seeks to advance the discipline of psychology as an area of scholarly, professional, and scientific endeavour. The primary focus of the Department is to promote and maintain high quality education, research and community services in the fields of psychology. The Department offers comprehensive educational programs through a variety of teaching/learning methodologies, a laboratory, and field training which are culturally and ethically sensitive. Our programs seek to prepare students for lifelong self-education and participation in an increasingly diverse society. Graduates of the Department are able to function effectively in specific careers within psychology including teaching, research as well as clinical, industrial and social services. Our mission is to develop educated individuals who are competitive in both top quality graduate programs and the job market.


Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
GNRL201 ETHICS AND PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL202 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL203 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL204 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL205 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL212 MAJOR ISSUES IN THE ARABIC WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
Second Semester
PSYC222 Developmental Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC224 Cognitive Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Third Semester
PSYC321 Physiological Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC323 Criminal Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC325 Psychology of Learning 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Fourth Semester
PSYC322 Vocational Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC324 Psychology of Personality 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Fifth Semester
PSYC421 Methods of Research in Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC423 Psychometric 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC425 Health Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Sixth Semester
PSYC422 Clinical Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC424 Positive Psychology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
PSYC426 Counseling and Psychotherapy 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD

Elective Department (ED)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
PSYC226 Mental Abilities 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC228 Social Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC327 Psychology of Family 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC329 Psychology of Adolescence 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC331 Psychology of special needs 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC333 Psychological Texts 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC334 Statistical Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC335 Environmental Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC336 Psychology of Propaganda and Public Opinion 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC337 Educational Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC338 Behaviour and medical drugs 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC339 Child psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC428 Mental Health 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC430 Women's Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC431 Rehabilitation Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC432 Psychology of Management 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC433 Geriatric Psychology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC434 Psychology of Addiction 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC436 Methods of teaching 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC437 Group Dynamics 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
PSYC439 Psychopathology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED