Organizational Psychology

Organizational Psychology
Personal, interactional, and structural aspects of organizations; motivation, decision making, problem-solving communication, leadership, organizational structure, change.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPSYCH 307 & PSYCH 309 & PSYCH 310; or instructor's consent.
 NoteOrg B 321 will not substitute for this course.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 330
Course Outcomes

1. Understanding of major areas of I/O psychology

Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the major areas of organizational and industrial psychology, including human resources; leadership development; employee training, motivation, and satisfaction; group dynamics, organizational climate; and team-building.

Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

2. Apply organizational theory

Students will learn to apply organizational theory to specific organizational situations.

Measurement: Writing assignment.

3. Organizational skills

Students will acquire skill in collaborative teamwork, time management, self-motivation, and project planning.

Measurement: Evaluation of cooperative class assignments.