BA/BS Psychology & English

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About the Program

The BA Psychology & English program amalgamates the exploration of human behavior and linguistic analysis, creating a multidimensional learning experience.

It delves into the complexities of the human psyche while fostering a deep understanding of literary theory and language dynamics. This interdisciplinary program offers a comprehensive perspective on cognition, emotions, and societal structures, complemented by the nuanced study of literature, language, and communication. Gain insights into human nature, enhancing analytical and critical thinking skills through the rich tapestry of psychological theories and literary masterpieces, setting a solid foundation for diverse career pathways and holistic personal development.

Advantage @DGU

  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 250+ Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.

USPs of the Program

Cognitive Depth

Delves into the complexities of human cognition, emotions, and behavior, providing a profound understanding of psychological theories and literary nuances.

Holistic Skill Development

Fosters a comprehensive skill set, enhancing analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills through the study of psychology and English literature.

Personal Enrichment

Offers a rich tapestry of knowledge that goes beyond academics, contributing to personal growth, self-awareness, and an appreciation for the intricacies of the human mind and linguistic expression.

Global Perspectives

Embraces a global outlook by exploring cross-cultural aspects of psychology and literature, prepares to navigate diverse cultural contexts in personal and professional lives.

Critical Thinking Skills

Develops critical thinking skills by analysing complex psychological theories and literary texts, enables to approach problems from multiple angles and make informed decisions.

Career Opportunities

  • Career Counsellor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Health Educator
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Educational Counsellor
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Research Assistant

Course Structure

Semester I Semester II
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Indian Literature and Culture 3 Philosophy, Aesthetics and Ethics 3
Mind and Behaviour 3 Linguistic Proficiency 3
Introduction to Critical Thinking 3 Environmental Psychology 3
Introduction to Psychology 3 Modern Indian Writing in English translation 3
American Literature 3 Literary Criticism & Theory 3
Psychological Practices in Organisation 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 2 2
Semester III Semester IV
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Environmental Studies 3 Foreign Language 3
Psychology of Motivation and Leadership 3 Human Skills Development Issues and Challenges 3
Speculative Fiction & Detective Literature 3 Pre-Colonial Indian Literature 3
Minor Paper 1 3 Minor Paper 2 3
Psychological Interventions in Health Care 3 Educational Psychology 3
Studies in Modern Indian Performance Traditions 3 Shakespearean Literature 3
Behavioural Neuroscience 3 20th century European Literature 2
Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 4 2
Semester V Semester VI
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Professional Ethics and Human Values 3 Film and Literature 3
Intellectual Property Rights 2 Advance topics in Social Psychology 3
Internship 2 Psychological Testing and Assessment 3
Post Colonial Literature 3 Environmental Literature 3
Minor Paper 3 3 Minor Paper 4 4
Personality Theory 3 Capstone Project 4
Abnormal Psychology 3
Open Elective 5 2

Suggested Minors:

1. Sociology

Sociology Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Sociology 3
2 Political Sociology 3
3 Urban Sociology 3
4 Sociology of Work 3

2. Spanish Language

Spanish Language
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Spanish Language 4
2 Spanish Grammar and Syntax 4
3 Spanish Writing and Reading 4
4 Spanish Composition and Conversation 4

3. History

History Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 History of Early India 3
2 Society and Culture in Medieval India 3
3 Political History of Medieval India: 12th to Mid 16thCentury 3
4 Ancient Indian Epigraphy and Numismatics 3

4. Political Science

Political Science Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Political Science 3
2 Political Processes and Dynamics of State Politics in India 3
3 Ideology and Politics 3
4 Human rights 3


To pursue this program student must have

Min. 60% in XII with appereance in National Level Entrance Examinaiton + Online Interview + Writing Test ( Merit on the basis of cumulative Score on the basis of X+XII + Online Interview + Writing Test )

How to Apply

In order to pursue this program, the students can talk to our counceller or use links below for further details:

Student Speak

Dhruv Tripathi

I am delighted to say that the faculties and the staff has helped me to achieve these dreams. Here, I not only had the chance to develop on my technical skills but also on other aspects such as Leadership & Management skills.

Saswati Pattjoshi

⁠I am very thankful to the department faculty and the placement cell that helped me achieve this while guiding me at every stage. My experience with the placement procedure was really great as I got to learn a lot. The placement cell is very well versed about each step.

Satyam Shekhar

⁠It is a great experience being at DBSGU. Our CDC department has helped a lot during the process of placement. They make sure that each student is well prepared for the interview.

Jyoti Nainwal

I am really thankful towards our college and placement cell, for supporting and providing us opportunities to learn interview skills, communication skills and guiding us in placements. The staff was supportive and informed us with enough notice regarding every placement drive.

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Ensuring Great Career

At DBSGU each student gets the opportunity to appear for more than 250+ companies each year and each student is able to get the optimum placement deserved. The maximum take home salary has been Rs. 20.5 Lakhs & CTC 23.5 Lakhs. Based on the intensity of training and exposure involved in the management program chosen by students at DBSGU, they are offered positions ranging from Mid-level Manager, Functional Expert, Consultant (Entry Level), Entry Level Managerial and Domain Trained positions.

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