The Industrial/Organizational Concentration prepares students to move into the workforce with a bachelor’s degree or to pursue graduate education in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Students in this concentration take seminars that focus on psychology in the work place including, but not limited to, topics in leadership, work-life balance, training, and work motivation. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in experiential education opportunities, such as internships, to enhance their marketability in the workforce and as research assistants to strengthen their graduate school applications.

Effective Fall 2015

Students must have a C or better in each of the following: PSY 100PSY 210PSY 250PSY 252PSY 401; and the three lecture-lab pairings in psychology.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
CS 110Personal Computing 4
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)1B1
Select one course from the following: 3
Appreciation of Philosophy (GT-AH3)3B 
Logic and Critical Thinking (GT-AH3)3B 
History and Philosophy of Scientific Thought (GT-AH3)3B 
Introduction to Ethics  
Introduction to Formal Logic  
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar 1
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior 3
Historical Perspectives 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences1 3
 Total Credits 30
Sophomore
 
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context 3
PSY 250Research Methods in Psychology 4
PSY 292ASeminar: Industrial/Organizational 1
STAT 311Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I 3
Arts and Humanities3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives 5
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)23
Select three credits from the following: 3
Basic Counseling Skills  
Social Psychology  
Psychology of Personality  
Cognitive Psychology  
Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Independent Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Group Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Research: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Thesis: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
PSY 340Organizational Psychology4B3
PSY 341Organizational Psychology Laboratory4A1
PSY 440Industrial Psychology4B3
PSY 441Industrial Psychology Laboratory4A1
PSY 492D2Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
STAT 312Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II 3
Electives 7
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
Select 3 credits from the following not taken in the junior year: 3
Basic Counseling Skills  
Social Psychology  
Psychology of Personality  
Cognitive Psychology  
Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Independent Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Group Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Research: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
Thesis: Industrial/Organizational Psychology  
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and Testing4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing Laboratory4A1
PSY 401History and Systems of Psychology4C3
PSY 492D2Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
Electives4 13
 Total Credits 30
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

Select any course in category 3C of the AUCC except HONR 492 or any PSY course.

2

Students must complete at least two 3-credit Industrial/Organizational Psychology seminars, PSY 492D. Content changes from semester to semester and the course may be taken for credit multiple times.

3

Maximum of 12 credits allowed for Psychology majors toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295, PSY 296, PSY 384, PSY 486, PSY 488, PSY 495D, PSY 496D, PSY 498D, PSY 499D.

4

Select enough elective credits to bring the program to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
Students must have a C or better in each: PSY 100; PSY 210; PSY 250; PSY 252; PSY 401; and the three lecture-lab pairings in psychology.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
CS 110Personal Computing X 4
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)X 1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)X 3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar   1
Historical Perspectives  3D3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1) X3A4
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)X 1B1
Select one course from the following: X 3
Appreciation of Philosophy (GT-AH3)  3B 
Logic and Critical Thinking (GT-AH3)  3B 
History and Philosophy of Scientific Thought (GT-AH3)  3B 
Introduction to Ethics    
Introduction to Formal Logic    
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior X 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences  3C3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1) X3A1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context X 3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Electives   4
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 250Research Methods in PsychologyX  4
PSY 292ASeminar: Industrial/Organizational   1
STAT 311Statistics for Behavioral Sciences IX  3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Elective   1
PSY 210, PSY 252 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3) X23
PSY 340Organizational Psychology X4B3
PSY 341Organizational Psychology Laboratory X4A1
STAT 312Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II X 3
Electives   5
PSY 292A must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following: X 3
Basic Counseling Skills    
Social Psychology    
Psychology of Personality    
Cognitive Psychology    
Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Independent Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Group Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Research: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Thesis: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
PSY 440Industrial Psychology X4B3
PSY 441Industrial Psychology Laboratory X4A1
PSY 492DSeminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology X 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking X 3
Elective   2
CHEM 107, CHEM 108, LIFE 102 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human PhysiologyX  4
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and TestingX 4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing LaboratoryX 4A1
PSY 492DSeminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology   3
Electives   4
PSY 340, PSY 341 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:X  3
Basic Counseling Skills    
Social Psychology    
Psychology of Personality    
Cognitive Psychology    
Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Independent Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Group Study: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Research: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
Thesis: Industrial/Organizational Psychology    
PSY 401History and Systems of PsychologyX 4C3
ElectivesX  9
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120