Zicklin Undergraduate Programs

Industrial/Organizational Psychology BBA

The major in industrial/organizational psychology is a broadbased one. It offers courses in all areas of psychology while emphasizing the field of industrial/organizational psychology. This major is within the Zicklin School of Business. All BBA requirements apply.

For many students, the BBA in industrial/organizational psychology is a terminal degree. They may pursue careers in business, including sales, advertising, marketing, and human resource management. They may also pursue careers in a variety of governmental agencies or engage in public opinion or market research.

Some career objectives may require or recommend that the student pursue a master’s (MBA or MS) or PhD degree in industrial/organizational psychology.

 

Base Courses (6 credits)

No credit toward the major

Credits
PSY 1001 General Psychology 3
STA 2000 Business Statistics 3
Required Courses (16 credits)
PSY 3001 Research Methods in Psychology 4
PSY 3181 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
PLUS three of the following:
PSY 3056 Social Psychology 3
PSY 3064 Personality and Individual Differences (formerly PSY 4061 Theories of Personality) 3
PSY 3067
Psychology of Motivation and Learning
3
PSY 3081 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSY 3082 Mind, Brain, and Behavior 3
Electives Courses (9 credits)

Three of the following

PSY 4010 Diversity in the Workplace 3
PSY 4013
Advanced Personnel Psychology
3
PSY 4184
Leadership and Managerial Development (formerly PSY 3184)
3
PSY 4182
Occupational Health Psychology
3
PSY 4185
Psychology of Organizational Training and Development
3
PSY 4181
Advanced Organizational Psychology
3
PSY 4183
Psychology of Career Development and Planning
3