College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Degree Requirements (Catalog Year 2014-2015)

Students pursuing a BS in psychology can fulfill the applied psychology requirement by completing the concentration in Work and Organizational Psychology (12-13 credits).

Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all coursework applied to the concentration.

Students who successfully complete the Psychology Department Honors Program (PSYC 490, 491, and 492) with an honors thesis/project focused on I/O psychology may, with approval of their thesis committees and the associate chair for undergraduate studies, substitute their honors work for one course in the concentration. Specific requirements for the concentration are listed below.

One required applied psychology course (3 credits)

PSYC 333 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology Credits: 3

Three courses (9-10 credits) chosen from:

PSYC 320 - Psychological Tests and Measurements Credits: 4
PSYC 335 - Psychology of Creativity and Innovation Credits: 3
PSYC 435 - Personnel Training and Development: A Psychological Perspective Credits: 3
PSYC 461 - Special Topics Credits: 1-3 (when topic is Occupational Health Psychology or Work and Family with prior written approval)
PSYC 467 - The Psychology of Working in Groups and Teams Credits: 3

Total: 12-13 credits

Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

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