Established in July, 2006, the Department of Psychology has one existing major of Applied Psychology, with over 300 students. We have a highly educated, team of teachers, both part-time and full-time. Of the existing 40 teachers, there are 4 professors, 7 associate professors and 20 people with an intermediate title; and 35 teachers with a masters or doctorate degree, who graduated from renowned universities, such as Beijing Normal University, East China Normal University, Peking University, Sichuan University, Southwest China Normal University, and professors, or associate professors, of key universities in Sichuan province.
This applied psychology degree cultivates students with professional skills, who can meet the demands of the socialist modernization construction in China; who have sound bodies, higher political qualities, noble moral sentiments, strong professional dedications, good psychological qualities, social adaption and innovative abilities, and who are equipped with the psychology of basic theory, basic knowledge and basic skills, and who can be engaged in teaching, management, scientific research, consultation and treatment, marketing and planning; and technology development . In the field of education, engineering design, industrial and commercial enterprises, medical treatment, judicial and administrative management, community services and other departments (including mental health education).
This major is designed to meet the needs of urgent social and economic development, paying special attention to the application of psychological theory and skills in the fields of society, and focusing on solving the problems of quality of people's life and work.
Students can become engaged in administrative and personnel management in various administrative institutions, and in human resources and marketing management in all kinds of industrial and commercial enterprises, as well as in psychological consultation and treatment in justice. Work is also found in community service agencies and mental health education in all types of schools of various levels.