Curriculum

The general requirements for the I/O Psychology Program are listed on this page. Click on the course number For more detailed information about a specific course.

METHODS/STATISTICS - 15 credit hours

ORSC 8261: Psychological Research Methods and Procedures (previously offered as ORSC 6297 - Special Topics)
PSYC 8231: Development of Psychometric Instruments
DNSC 6274 (previously MGMT 225) : Statistical Modeling and Analysis
DNSC 6275 (previously MGMT 275): Advanced Statistical Modeling and Analysis
DNSC 6276 (previously MGMT 276): Exploratory and Multivariate Data Analysis


I/O PSYCHOLOGY CORE - 21 credit hours

PSYC 8245: Organizational Behavior
PSYC 8246: Personnel Evaluation Techniques
PSYC 8243: Psychology of Leadership in Organizations
PSYC 8260: Psychology of Work Group Development
PSYC 8291: Theories of Organizational Behavior
ORSC XXX: Individual Differences and Work Behavior (currently offered as
ORSC 6297 - Special Topics)
PSYC 8248: Applications to Organizational Intervention and Change, OR
ORSC 6214: Personnel Training & Performance Appraisal System


PSYCHOLOGY BREADTH - 6 credit hours

Select one from the following three Social Psychology courses

PSYC 8253: Social Cognition**
PSYC 8254: Social Influence**
PSYC 8255: Attitudes and Attitude Change**

Select one from the following two Cognitive / Neuro Psychology courses

PSYC 8203: Learning, Memory, and Cognition**
PSYC 8204: Biological Basis of Behavior**


ELECTIVES* - 15 credit hours

PSYC 8203: Learning, Memory, and Cognition**
PSYC 8204: Biological Basis of Behavior**
PSYC 8211: Community Psychology
PSYC 8253: Social Cognition**
PSYC 8254: Social Influence**
PSYC 8255: Attitudes and Attitude Change**
PSYC 8256: Introduction to Survey Research
PSYC 8257: Current topics in Social Psychology
ORSC 6209: Management Systems
ORSC 6216: Theories of Management and Planned Change
ORSC 6217: Productivity and Human Performance
ORSC 6241: Strategic Management and Policy Formation
ORSC 6242: Organizational Communication and Conflict Management
ORSC 6246: Comparative Management
ORSC 6248: Strategic Human Resource Planning
ECON 6219: Managerial Economics
STAT 2118: Regression Analysis
STAT 3119: Analysis of Variance


DISSERTATION - 15 credit hours

PSYC 8998: Advanced Reading and Research (3 credit hours)
PSYC 8999: Dissertation (12 credit hours)

* The list of electives is not exhaustive. At least 3 hours must be outside Psychology.
** Can be used as an elective only if it is not chosen to fulfill breadth requirement.