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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, B.S.


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Department of Psychology 

Industrial/Organizational Psychology deals with a variety of human resource and organizational issues, such as employee selection, training, job analysis, and employee motivation. The major in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is designed to (a) prepare students for entry-level positions in human resource departments of business and industries and (b) provide a background for students wishing to pursue graduate work in psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, or related fields.

The major consists of 16 hours of required psychology foundation courses (which must be completed with a grade of C- or above in each course), 6 hours of elective psychology foundation courses selected from a list, 18 hours of required I/O psychology courses (which must be completed with a grade of C- or above in each course), and 6 hours of elective I/O psychology courses selected from a list. A minor in a related field* is required. To meet the General Education Mathematics requirement, Industrial/Organizational Psychology majors must take MATH 1710  or MATH 1730 .

Psychology Foundation Courses


I/O Psychology Courses


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*Students must complete a minor in one of the following fields: Business Administration, Business Law, Industrial Relations, Information Systems, Engineering Technology (Industrial Facilities and Management or Safety courses only), Management, Mass Communication, Political Science (Public Administration), Sociology, Speech, Statistics. Other minors may be approved by the major advisor.

Curriculum: Industrial/Organizational


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


First Semester


Subtotal: 15-16 Hours

Second Semester


Subtotal: 16 Hours

Sophomore Year


Subtotal: 28 Hours


Junior Year


Subtotal: 28 Hours


Senior Year


  • I/O Psychology 15 credit hours
  • Minor 6-9 credit hours
  • Electives 11-12 credit hours *

Subtotal: 32-36 Hours


Total hours in program: 120


NOTE:


*Elective hours depend on math course selected.

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