Awarding Institution

Collaboration with Troy University

Duration

4 years

Intake Dates

Refer to SEGi campus

Campus

Kota Damansara (MQA/PA 6134),
Kuala Lumpur MQA/PA 4730,
Penang (MQA/PA 6962),
Sarawak (MQA/PA6131)

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.

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.

  • 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

There might be slight variations in course offerings across centres.

Year 1 Year 2
  • Visual Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • General Psychology
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia Tenggara/World History from 1500
  • University Orientation
  • Composition and Modern English I
  • Composition and Modern English II
  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry with lab
  • Ethnic Relations (Local)/ Malaysia Studies (International)
  • Orientation to Psychology
  • Pre-Calculus Algebra
  • World Literature before 1660
  • World Literature after 1660
  • Principles of Biology
  • Principles of Biology with lab
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Computer Concepts & Applications
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Curriculum Management
  • Social Psychology
  • Health Promotion
Year 3 Year 4
  • Child Psychology/Gerontology
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Basic Statistics
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Business & Industrial Psychology
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II (for International students only)
  • International/Intercultural Communication
  • Psychological Test & Measurements
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Organisational Communication
  • Interviewing & Information/Group Discussion & Leadership/Propaganda & Persuasion/Rhetorical & Communication Theory
  • Principles of Counseling
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology
  • Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Child Psychology/Gerontology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Theories of Personality/Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • History & System in Psychology
  • Field Work in Psychology/Internship
  • Adolescent Psychology

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