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Overview

Rishihood University offers a comprehensive four-year Bachelor of Psychology Honors program for students who wish to pursue a career in Psychology, ensuring a well-rounded and holistic education. Our B.Sc in Psychology program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in this fascinating field. 

The B.Sc. (Hons.) Psychology syllabus at Rishihood University includes various subjects such as Indian Psychology, Bio Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and more. The curriculum is structured to encompass the core principles, theories, and practical applications of psychology.

Our B.Sc. (Hons.) in Psychology program offers an advanced and specialized curriculum for those seeking a deeper dive into the subject. With a focus on honing critical thinking, research, and analytical skills, students can explore the intricacies of human behavior and mental processes in greater detail. 

At Rishihood University, we believe in nurturing well-rounded individuals who are academically competent and socially responsible. Join our B.Sc in Psychology Honours program to embark on a journey of personal growth and intellectual exploration. Explore the intricacies of the human mind and behavior while developing the skills needed to make a meaningful impact in the world with one of the best B.Sc in Psychology courses offered by Rishihood University.

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Psychology at Rishihood

Transcending Traditional Psychology through Neuroscience and Technology

  • Top faculty from DRDO, IISc, IITs, Delhi University, and more
  • Human augmentation lab for cutting-edge skills in cognitive science
  • Internships and hands-on projects to learn by doing
  • Industry-relevant choice of minors and double majors such as design, entrepreneurship, AI, public health
  • Counseling psychology center on campus for real-life exposure
  • 1:5 faculty-student ratio for focused mentorship and growth

Don’t Just Study Psychology Be a Psychologist

  • Learn from top academicians and industry experts
  • Experiential modules with hands-on projects and internships
  • Advanced technology exposure to become industry-ready
  • Curriculum aligned with Civil Services and other career options

Learn from the Best

Board of Studies

Immerse into the World of Psychology

Human Augmentation Lab

Counseling Clinic

City as a Lab

AR/VR and Immersive Technologies

EEG and Neuroscience Experimentation

Real exposure by assisting faculty in counseling

Help the community in their wellbeing

Rishihood’s unique integration with the city’s people and its development

Hands-on experience in understanding society and real-world problem solving

B.Sc. (Hons.) Psychology Syllabus

Year 1

Semester 1 Rishihood Essentials + Introduction to the Field

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Indian Psychology
  • Development of Psychological Thought
  • Science of Living
  • Understanding India
  • Global Grand Challenges
  • Indian Polity
  • Leadership Colloquium
  • Community Engagement

Semester 2 Rishihood Essentials + Get to Know More

  • Bio Psychology
  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Developmental Aspects of Psychology
  • Environment and System Thinking
  • Technology and Society
  • Professional Communication
  • Introduction to Statistics and Data Science
Year 2

Semester 3 Dive Deeper into the Field and Explore Other Fields

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Social Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Research Methods
  • Open Electives X 3

Semester 4 Sharpen Your Skills and Explore Minors/Double Majors

  • Psychology for Health and Well being
  • Stress and Coping
  • Project Management
  • Open Electives X 3
Year 3

Semester 5 Get Ready for the Profession and Gain Interdisciplinary Learning

  • Positive Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Open Electives X 4

Semester 6 Capstone Semester in case of a Three-Year Exit

  • Understanding Psychological Disorders (Clinical Psychology)
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Psychosocial Foundation of Psychopathology (Clinical Psychology)
  • Open Electives X 4
Year 4

Semester 7 The Final Year of a Transformative Journey

  • Dealing with Psychological Disorders (Clinical Psychology)
  • Writing Research Proposal
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Open Electives X 4

Semester 8 Delve into Research and Projects

  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Research Methodology II
  • Dissertation
  • Open Electives X 4

Careers in Psychology

Psychology is a growing field. One of the most rewarding aspects of a psychology degree is the wide range of career options for which you get prepared. Some of the career options are

Psychologist

 (in education, healthcare, corporate)

Career and Life Counseling

Human Resource Manager

Teaching and Research

Social and Community Work

User Experience Design

(such as game design, and learning design)

Career Tracks

Life after Rishihood can be highly demanding and therefore rewarding. We prepare you for tomorrow, today. The 4 career tracks at Rishihood have their own support system to help you at every step.

Entrepreneurship

  • Incubation center and venture funding
  • An entrepreneurship major and minor
  • Workshops on startup essentials – idea validation, business modeling, pitch decks, prototyping, design thinking

Public Service

  • Opportunities to participate in Rishihood’s policy programs
  • Community Work as a part of the Rishihood Essentials coursework
  • Training for UPSC and other allied exams; Preparatory books in the library
  • Internship opportunities in the social and government sector

Corporate Jobs

  • Workshops on hiring essentials – LinkedIn, CV, Interview, GD
  • Workshops on Communication and Presentation
  • Experiential Learning Modules
  • Industry visits and guest sessions
  • Internships

Higher Studies and Research

  • Workshops on writing SOPs, research proposals, CV
  • 4th Year courses on advanced research methodologies
  • Books and learning material from the library
  • Opportunities to assist the faculty in research and teaching
  • Connecting with faculty from other universities around the world

Minors and Interdisciplinary Learning

You can take our recommended major-minor combinations or build a truly personalized degree by choosing your own electives. Your faculty and mentors are there to guide at every step.

Recommended Minors for a Psychology Major

Computer Science and AI

Learn the basics of coding, data analytics and visualization, mathematics for AI, computer graphics, etc. A CS and AI minor puts you on the cutting edge of psychology with exponential career growth. If you are good at math, this is a recommended minor for you.

Healthcare

Learn the principles of nutrition, global health, healthcare delivery systems, one health, and more. Psychology is closely related to wellbeing and with a minor in healthcare, you prepare yourself for making a transformative impact

Others

You can choose from a wide variety of courses in fields like entrepreneurship, design, economics, education, public leadership, sustainability, and more. Combine your courses to get a minor or double major, or simply create your own study plan based on your interest.

The Rishihood Undergraduate Experience

Rishihood Essentials

Foundational courses in leadership, global perspectives, self-awareness, and data science to set you on the path of success and fulfillment

Majors and Minors

An eclectic mix of subjects gives you an exponential advantage. Combine topics like psychology + public health, economics + computer science, design + entrepreneurship, etc. Build your own degree at Rishihood.

Inner Curriculum

Prepare not just for the industry but for life with Rishihood’s inner curriculum focusing on mindfulness, sports, music, health, and wellbeing.

Residential Peer Community

A fully-residential peer community from 25+ states in India and other countries; student clubs in theatre, dance, movies, photography, etc. Our residential life is healthy, safe, and joyful.

Parallel Curriculum

Feature workshops on a regular basis on topics like communication, workplace tools, new software, and team management to prepare you for the future today itself.

Mindset for Leadership and Impact

Rishihood is a unique community that inspires a set of values for a purposeful existence. We don’t train you for a living, we prepare you for life.

4th Year - The Rishihood Finish

Based on their career track and interest, the learners can design their 4th year for a unique experience tailored to them. The 4th year comprises:

  • Major Coursework: Courses from the major
  • Electives: Open slots for electives that can be utilized towards a minor or double major
  • Research Project: For those interested in a research degree, 12 credits from open slots can be substituted with a research project
  • Capstone Project: For those interested in entrepreneurship, 12 credits from open slots can be substituted with a capstone project
  • Internship: Some majors have a compulsory internship component for the whole semester, giving an edge in the industry for placement

4th Year - The Rishihood Finish

Based on their career track and interest, the learners can design their 4th year for a unique experience tailored to them. The 4th year comprises:

  • Major Coursework: Courses from the major
  • Electives: Open slots for electives that can be utilized towards a minor or double major
  • Research Project: For those interested in a research degree, 12 credits from open slots can be substituted with a research project
  • Capstone Project: For those interested in entrepreneurship, 12 credits from open slots can be substituted with a capstone project
  • Internship: Some majors have a compulsory internship component for the whole semester, giving an edge in the industry for placement

The Rishihood Quotient - An Education Like None Other

Rishihood’s programs stand out due to the academic design, its leadership focus, and the learning environment.

Traditional Degree

  • Outdated Curriculum
  • Theory-Based Learning
  • Colonial Perspectives
  • Studying in Silos
  • Limited Career Support
  • Limited Emphasis on Overall Development
  • Industry and Future Ready Curriculum
  • Hands-on Learning with Live Projects
  • Indian and Alternative Perspectives
  • Highly Interdisciplinary Learning
  • Extensive Support, Incubation, Research Projects, and more
  • Leadership Development from Day 1

A Campus You Would Call Your Home

Rishihood is a 21st-century gurukul. The 25-acre campus includes state-of-the-art sports facilities, a terrific library, well-equipped labs, a learners’ arena, an organic farm, miyawaki forest, a fruit forest, and much more. Explore the campus below

Admission and Selection Process

Online Application

Share your academic and extra-curricular details

Aptitude Test

Logical reasoning and general aptitude for the course

Personal Interview

Share your motivations to study this program

Admission and Selection Process

Online Application

Share your academic and extra-curricular details

Aptitude Test

Logical reasoning and general aptitude for the course

Personal Interview

Share your motivations to study this program

Testimonials

  • I am Emanshi, I completed my Graduation from Rishihood University. If I talk about my hobbies, I like to play football, listen music, Drawing and apart from this I like do cooking also. Right now, I am working on my communication skills, listening skill, drawing and also some on ICT tools.
     

    Rishihood University has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I have established my leadership, time management, and team skills and have also been able to advance these skills. The best thing about this university is the cross-culture interaction between students from various parts of the world. This university is not only talks about Social Impact but also producing social impact via various projects and collaborations with various NGOs and government-led programs. Rishihood opens the door to success and the faculty holds its for students.

    Emanshi
    Bachelor's degree in Psychology Honours, Rishihood University
  • After completing my 12th from Podar International School, Mumbai, I chose Rishihood University to pursue Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance). Being an athlete throughout my schooling, the top-notch sports facility at Rishihood was one reason I applied to this University.

     

    The liberal curriculum, advanced coursework and professors of high pedigree are guiding me towards achieving my dream of becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst. I am deeply grateful for the Scholarship support that has helped me get one step closer to my academic goals and has given me the breadth and exposure to succeed in the 21st-century world.

    Anugya
    Batch - 2022
  • My name is Elisha Chopra, I have successfully completed my B.Sc. (Hons.) in Psychology degree at Rishihood University. My academic journey now leads me to pursue a Master’s degree at Christ University Bangalore. I would be studying MSc in Psychology-HRDM along with an MA in Business and Organizational Psychology, offered in collaboration with Steinbeis University in Germany.

    Beyond my academic pursuits, I find solace in sketching, I enjoy delving into the realm of psychological thrillers, and my passion for self-expression extends to blogging.
     

    During my time at Rishihood University, I have had a truly unforgettable experience filled with both triumphs and challenges. I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have made lifelong friends who have been there for me throughout this academic adventure. Additionally, I have had the privilege of interacting with remarkable professors during my tenure at Rishihood University. Their guidance and expertise, have had a profound impact on me. As I reflect on my time at Rishihood University, I am filled with gratitude for the memories, friendships, and knowledge I have gained. It has been an incredible chapter in my life, and the experiences I had and the connections I made will be cherished forever.

    Elisha Chopra
    Bachelor's degree in Psychology Honours, Rishihood University
  • My name is Amit. Currently pursuing Bachelor of Psychology Honors from Rishihood University Sonipat Haryana.
     

    Rishihood University is located in Sonipat, Haryana, and is driven by the vision of providing education for impactful change. The university places a strong emphasis on promoting culture among its students and creating an environment that nurtures holistic development.
     

    By focusing on impactful education, promoting culture, offering various opportunities, and providing top-notch facilities, the university aims to create a nurturing environment for students to flourish academically, socially, and physically.

    Amit
    Batch - 2022