Course Description: 

This course provides learners an overview of the background of present-day psychology.To develop a basic understanding of the various processes of scientific development and transformation there are certain objectives of this course: to become familiar with the chronological history of ideas which contribute to the field of psychology, To learn about the major figures and schools of thought in psychology's history.  

Recommended Books


  1. Hergenhahn. B.R., Henley, T. (2013). An Introduction to the History of Psychology (7thed.).
  2. Wayne Weiten. (2012). Psychology: Themes and variations. (9th ed.). New York: Wadsworth
  3. Schultz, D. P., & Schultz, S. E. (2015). A History of Modern Psychology (10th Ed.). CengageLearning publisher.

Suggested Books: 


  1. Ajmal, M. (1986). Muslim contribution to psychotherapy and other essays. Islamabad: National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University.
  2. Shultz, D. (2011). A history of psychology (10th Ed.). Florida: Academic Press.

System of Evaluation: 

Sessional  20 (Assignment submission= 10, Class Participation = 5, Attandance= 5).   

Viva: 25 

Mid Exam 30

Final exam 25 

Session: 2020-2024

CLASS TIMINGS:  Bs 2nd Reg (Wednesday: 8:00-9:30 AM), (Friday : 9:30-11:00 AM).