Housed in Psychology Department, the B.A. program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) is designed to help students acquire the knowledge foundation in the field of I/O Psychology and develop competencies/skills needed in the contemporary workplace. They are expected to demonstrate a basic understanding of the major psychological theories/principles and know how to apply those in organizations and work life. They will be prepared for entry-level job positions and graduate level training.

Major Program (49 semester hours)
Required Courses (40 hours):

Psychology Core Courses
PSYC 111 General Psychology 3
PSYC 221 Group Dynamics [non-SAC track] 3
OR, ORGL 333 Team Building and Development 3
PSYC 311 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 313 Industrial & Organizational Psychology 3
PSYC 350 Personality 3

Business Core Courses
MGMT 150 Management and Organizational Behaviors 3
MGMT 303 Organization Development 3
MGMT 360 Human Resource Management 3
MGMT 366 Business, Society, and Environment 3
OR, PHIL 330 Business Ethics 3

Research/Methodology Core Courses
MATH 175 Statistics 4
PSYC 333 Research Methods I 4
PSYC 334 Research Methods II 2
Experiential Learning Course
PSYC 497 Internship in Industrial & Organizational Psychology* 3
OR, MGMT 498 Internship in Management* 3

Elective Courses (9 hours – one must be at 300 or higher level):
Take one course from the Psychology section:
PSYC 270 Psychology of Women 3
PSYC 280 Health Psychology 3
PSYC 331 Psychological Testing 3
PSYC 332 Learning and Cognition 3
PSYC 343 Adult Development and Aging 3

Take one course from the Business section:
BSAD 300 International Business 3
BSAD 355 Managing Difficult Conversations 3
MGMT 350 Corporate Communications 3
ORGL 353 Performance Improvement 3

Take one course from the Leadership section:
LEAD 101 Introduction to Leadership Studies 3
LEAD 213 Leadership in a Global Community 3
LEAD 225 Women and Leadership 3

*I/O Psychology capstone experience requirement.