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 2017

Students must have a C or better in each of the following courses: PSY 100, PSY 192,PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252, PSY 350, PSY 493, and the three lecture-lab pairs in psychology.

Maximum of 12 credits allowed toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295PSY 296,  PSY 384PSY 484,  PSY 486PSY 487PSY 488, PSY 495A-F, PSY 496A-F, PSY498A-F, PSY 499A-F.

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
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar 1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context 3
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  
Historical Perspectives3D3
Social and Behavioral Sciences13C3
 Total Credits 30
Sophomore
 
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
PSY 250Research Design and Analysis I 3
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior 3
PSY 292ASeminar: Industrial/Organizational 1
Select one course from the following: 3
Introduction to Statistical Methods  
Introduction to Biostatistics  
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I  
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists  
Arts and Humanities3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives 6
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)23
PSY 3402Organizational Psychology4B3
PSY 3412Organizational Psychology Laboratory4A1
PSY 350Research Design and Analysis II 3
PSY 3702Psychological Measurement and Testing4B3
PSY 3712Psychological Measurement and Testing Lab4A1
PSY 4402Industrial Psychology4B3
PSY 4412Industrial Psychology Laboratory4A1
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Electives 9
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
PSY 492D2Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
PSY 493Capstone Seminar4C3
Select 6 credits from the following: 6
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  
Electives3 14
 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 should select a total of three lecture/lab pairs of courses. Two pairs are necessary to satisfy AUCC Cat 4A and 4B requirements. 

3

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

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 of the following courses: PSY 100, PSY 192, PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252, PSY 350, PSY 493, and the three lecture-lab pairs in psychology.

Maximum of 12 credits allowed toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295PSY 296,  PSY 384PSY 484,  PSY 486PSY 487PSY 488, PSY 495A-F, PSY 496A-F, PSY498A-F, PSY 499A-F.

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) X3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar X 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
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context X 3
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    
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Except HONR 492 or any PSY course)1  3C3
CO 150 and PSY 100 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 250Research Design and Analysis I X 3
Select one: X 3
Introduction to Statistical Methods    
Introduction to Biostatistics    
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I    
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists    
Electives   4
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and BehaviorX  3
PSY 292ASeminar: Industrial/Organizational X 1
Arts and Humanities   3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Elective   2
PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252 and the STAT requirement 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
PSY 350Research Design and Analysis II X 3
Electives   5
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and Testing  4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing Lab  4A1
PSY 440Industrial Psychology X4B3
PSY 441Industrial Psychology Laboratory X4A1
SPCM 200Public Speaking X 3
Elective   4
CHEM 107, CHEM 108, LIFE 102, and PSY 350 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology   4
PSY 492DSeminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology   3
Select 3 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    
Electives   5
PSY 340 and PSY 341 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 493Capstone SeminarX 4C3
Select three credits 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    
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