FYBA Psychology (SPPU) Syllabus wise Notes

F.Y.B.A. Psychology

Savitribai Phule Pune University

(Formerly University of Pune)

(w.e.f. 2019-2020)
(Choice Based Credit System) 70:30-Pattern
(70-Semester-End Exam & 30-Internal Evaluation)

Semester I:Foundations of Psychology – DSC 1A

Semester II: Introduction to Social Psychology – DSC 1B  

Course objectives and learning outcomes:

After the completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
a) Understand the basic psychological processes and their applications in day to day life.
b) Develop the ability to evaluate cognitive processes, learning and memory of an individual.
c) Understand the importance of motivation and emotion of the individual.
d) Understand the personality and intelligence of the individuals by developing their psychological processes and abstract potentials.

Books for reference

1. Baron, R. A., Branscombe, N. R., & Byrne, D. Bhardwaj, Gopa. (2008). Social Psychology. (12th ed.). New Delhi: Pearson Education, Indian subcontinent adaptation 2009
2. Aronson, E., Wilson, T. D., & Akert, R. M. (2007). Social Psychology. (6th edi.), New Jersey: Pearson Education prentice Hall
3. Baumeister, R. F., & Bushman, B. J. (2008). Social Psychology and Human Nature. International student edition, Thomson Wadsworth USA
4. Myers, D. G. (2006). Social Psychology. (8th edi.), Tata McCraw- Hill Publication.