DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Communications Studies Minor) provides students with a useful foundation to embark on further study at graduate level, leading to various careers in psychology or to study in the health professions and social work. The program equips students with communication skills related to employment, industry or human services and a basic understanding of human mental processes and behaviors in daily interaction. Students who obtained an advanced degree will have a growing range of new opportunities for employment in medical settings, education, business as well as private practice, university teaching and research.

CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES

With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Communications Studies Minor), you are equipped with good research and writing skills, analytical and critical thinking and problem solving skills. Many graduates find jobs in mental health services, human resources, administrative support and education. Some may further their specialization and career path as clinical psychologists, developmental psychologists, family and marriage counselors, psychotherapists and social workers.

ENTRY
REQUIREMENTS
  • SPM with credits in 5 subjects; including Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English;
  • UEC with Grade B in 5 subjects; including Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English;
  • or other equivalent qualifications approved by MOHE

PROGRAMMES MODULES

Year 1Year 2
  • Public Speaking
  • Hubungan Etnik or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
  • Computer Concepts and Applications
  • Visual Arts
  • Composition and Modern English I
  • Principles of Biology (Lab)
  • Pre-Calculus Algebra
  • Introduction to Drama
  • Composition and Modern English II
  • General Chemistry I (Lab)
  • World Literature After 1660
  • World History from 1500
  • General Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Orientation to Troy University
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia Tenggara (Local) or Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
  • World Literature Before 1660
  • Communications Minor Elective 1
  • Personal Health Management
  • History and Systems of Psychology
Year 3Year 4
  • Communications Minor Elective 2
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Basic Statistics
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Pengurusan Ko-Kurikulum
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Communications Minor Elective 3
  • Business and Industrial Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Communications Minor Elective 4
  • Theories of Learning
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology or Sensation and Perception
  • Communications Minor Elective 5
  • Principles of Counseling
  • Communication Minor Elective 6
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Senior Project in Psychology
  • Advanced General Psychology
Year 5 Communications Studies Minor Electives
  • Industrial Training
  • Conflict Management
  • International / Intercultural Communication
  • Group Discussion and Leadership
  • Propaganda and Persuasion
  • Rhetorical and Communication Theory
  • Communication Research
  • Advanced Technologies in Journalism
  • Interviewing and Information
  • Organizational Communication
  • Mass Media Law

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