Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration

Concentration Requirements

The concentration in Industrial/Organizational (I/O Psychology) is a 16-hour curriculum in psychological foundations necessary to understand human behavior and experience in the workplace. The purpose of the concentration is to enable students to consider the relationship between psychology and its applications in large and complex contemporary social organizations. Students learn the principles involved in areas of personnel selection, training and evaluation. Students from any major are eligible to participate.

The concentration will appeal to Psychology majors interested in pursuing graduate work in I/O psychology, Business majors interested in human resource management or graduate study in I/O Psychology or Organizational Behavior and other students with similar interests.

Concentration Requirements 16 credit hours of study include:

  • BUS 4303. Organizational Behavior Theory.
  • PSY 4311. Personnel Psychology
  • PSY 3425: Statistical Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
  • PSY 3338: Social Psychology And three credit hours from the following:
  • PSY 2313: General Psychology
  • BUS 3307: Global Entrepreneurship
  • PSY 3V52: Group and Team Dynamics
  • PSY 3V52: Personality and Individual Differences
  • PSY 3V52: Special Topics in I/O (with director approval)
  • BUS 3302: Leadership in Organizations
  • PSY 5337: Cultural Psychology and Multicultural Studies

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