Bachelor of Arts – Psychology

Concentration: Industrial-Organizational

Industrial-organizational psychology is concerned with the study of workplace behavior. People who possess this degree typically work in areas such as human resources, employee training, marketing and sales, and organizational development. This field of study involves the application of psychological principles to workplace issues to include: selecting employees best suited for particular jobs, developing and training employees, and improving worker productivity.


General Education Requirements – 55 credits
Code Course Title Credits
PSS100 Academic Strategies 3
COM146 Communication 3
CIS101 Computer Literacy 3
ENG101A Reading and Composition 3
HIS101 American History 3
MTH115 College Algebra 3
PSY221 Psychology 3
ENG101B Critical Thinking, Reading & Writing 3
BIO151 Introduction to Biology 3
ART220 Introduction to Film 3
ENG204 Interdisciplinary Reading, Writing, and Research 3
SOC230 Sociology 3
POL241 American Government 3
PSC152 Physical Science 3
PHL263 Social Ethics 3
PHL271 Philosophy 3
PHY154 Physics I with Lab 4
SSC304 World Religions 3
Psychology Core Requirements – 42 credits
Code Course Title Credits
PSY421 Social Psychology 3
PSY312 Lifespan Development 3
PSY322 Personality Theories 3
PSY302 Learning Theory 3
PSY375 Biological Basis of Behavior 3
PSY411 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY321 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
PSY301 Psychological Testing and Assessment 3
PSY389 Cross-Cultural Psychology 3
PSY476 Counseling 3
PSY311 Experimental Psychology 3
PSY403 Human Sexuality 3
PSY422 Psychology of the Family 3
PSY355 Child Growth and Development 3
Concentration Requirements – 24 credits
Code Course Title Credits
LDR 364 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT303 Management Theories and Practices 3
MGT313 Business Law and Ethics 3
MGT304 Organizational and Business Communication 3
LDR471 Conflict Management 3
MGT410 Human Resources Management 3
LDR481 Principles and Practices of Leadership 3
LDR499 Capstone Experience 3