The undergraduate course in Psychology offered at UNISC is committed with the multiplicity of different psychological approaches, contribution and challenges set by other sciences, whether human, health or social sciences. The course owns a participative profile, developing several activities within society. This is where the local needs become research and planning subjects, always watching out for current Psychology flows in Brazil and around the world.
The course curriculum aims at keeping the integrity of knowledge and practices, based on permanent critical reflection and articulation of the axes: (1) health and disease processes, (2) and processes and relations in and at work, (3) educational processes and knowledge production, (3) community processes and social movements combining specific training and focusing in two different aspects: Clinical Processes and Psychology and Public Policies, both related to issues pertinent to current psychological researches, ethical and political commitment in the construction of public policies for different sectors, including SUS (Unified Health System). This curriculum also enables an organic articulation among education, research and extension, with strong interactions between teaching and practicing.
Thus, training seeks at helping students to become transformative agents of social reality through skills linked to health care, decision making, communication, leadership, management and continuing education. Moreover, the course aims to train professionals capable of understanding the current situation of the country and, thus, get inserted in its socio-economic and political structure, in order to interfere in psychological issues in the various social bodies.