The Department of Arts at Loyola was set up in 2006, and offers under graduate B.A Psychology, English & Journalism.

"The ability to get quickly to the heart of the matter is what sets the journalist apart from the hack. And we make journalists."

- Mrs. D. Elsita

Head of the Department

About Us | Who we are and what we do

The inter-disciplinary Department of Arts (Psychology, English, & Journalism) was set up in the year 2006 and has since played proud parent to many a successful alumnus. Our dedicated faculty carefully inculcates the ability to analyse, construct, and articulate ideas among our students.

Some key statistics for the Department of Arts (Psychology, English, & Journalism):



we offer 1 UG course of 3 years for B.A. Psychology, English and Journalism



with a cumulative experience of 135 years



hand-picked for their unprejudiced outlook



most of whom are highly sought-after professionals

Admissions to our B. A. Psychology, English & Journalism course happens through the common Loyola admissions route.
Highlights | What makes us different

The Department of Arts (Psychology, English, & Journalism) is as focused on overall development of students as it is on increasing their skill sets. Here is how we go out of our way to do so:

  • 01 Seminars

    We regularly conduct seminars on critical issues such as social psychology, organizational behaviour etc. with the aid of industry experts.

  • 02 Projects

    Students are given a variety of mini-projects as well as one major project during the final year. These projects take into account the lesson plan as well as latest research.

  • 03 Communication Skills

    We include subjects that focus on achieving perfection in the English language. We help students appreciate classic literature through lessons in poetry, drama, essays, and novels, of great authors.

A blend of classic curriculum and modern teaching aids are part of what makes this department so successful.

Department Activities Report 2012-13 to 2019-20
Achievements | Major events in our journey

Since its inception in 2006, students of our department have proven their mettle in every arena. A few notable achievements:

  • 2006

    Loyola Academy introduces B.A. Psychology, English, & Journalism post NAAC accreditation of ‘A’ grade

  • 2007

    Department organizes a talk on Human Rights helmed by Rev Fr John Soosai Manickam SJ, a committed advocate of Human Rights

  • 2008
    1. Our Student Shazia Moosa represents India at I Asian Gymnastics Championship at Bangkok, Thailand
    2. Shazia Moosa and G. Rama Devi represent Osmania University at Inter-University Tournament in Gymnastics held at Patiala, Punjab. Shazia Moosa wins the Bronze medal

  • 2010
    1. Yojana, a student, performs at a dance program organized by Sparkle Dance Academy and receives the 1st prize for choreography
    2. Seminar on “College Students Problems - Need For Counselling” is conducted for staff of Loyola. This seminar was presided over by Dr.G Padmaja, Psychologist, Center for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad
  • 2011
    1. Department of Arts conducts an out-reach program titled “Reach the Roots & Save the Future” to create awareness among adolescents on “AIDS - Causes and Preventive Measures” on World’s AIDS Day
    2. Bal Reddy, Shatrudhan Choudhary, Sagar Dilip, and Swarna Rakesh, III-year students, produce and act in a short-film, “Death Defeat”. It was screened at the Grand Kinos Film Fest, Vijayawada
    3. Sahana Prasad, a final-year student, participates in the first Parliament of Indian Student Council, organized by MAEER’S MIT school of Government, Pune

  • 2013
    1. Our students conduct a survey on “Malnutrition Among Children” in Shamshabad slums
    2. Department conducts a Symposium on “Aristotle Tragedy”
    3. Rama Mishra, a I-year student, represents A.P. State in the National Korfball Championship held at Rohtak, Haryana, and wins the Gold

  • 2015

    The Department of Psychology, English & Journalism organized a workshop for the final year students on “Statistics made Easy” by Mr. Amit Indurkar, Faculty of Osmania University on 5 August, 2015

  • 2017

    The Human Library, Hyderabad, were called for a day long session on the 16th of December, 2017, which was attended by all the students and staff of the department, giving them deep insights into various human stories that gave social taboos a broadminded perspective to look at

  • 2018
    1. Students of all the three years and the lecturers of the department attended the Hyderabad Literary Fest on 27th January, 2018 which enriched the students and staff on several aspects of art and culture that were showcased in the fest.
    2. Students of the third year attended a Guest Lecture on Special Education by Ms. Reshma John which helped them understand the educational needs of differently abled children on February 6th, 2018