Minor in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology

Catalog Year: 2023-2024


Develop further knowledge on topics such as leadership, occupational health, motivation, personality, research methods and more. Students will learn the foundations of work/organizational psychology including important theoretical aspects of the field.

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

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Core Courses

Required Applied Psychology Course

PSYC 333 Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Mason Core) 3
Total Credits 3

Research Methods Course

Choose one of the following: 4
Statistics in Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology
Total Credits 4


Select at least 8 credits from the following: 8
Psychological Tests and Measurements
Personality Theory
Psychology of Creativity and Innovation
Personnel Training and Development: A Psychological Perspective
Special Topics (when topic is Occupational Health Psychology or Work and Family with prior written approval)
The Psychology of Working in Groups and Teams
Principles of Management 1
Total Credits 8

Students may take MGMT 303 or MBUS 301 for credit, but not both.