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Core Course for S-I/O

Several core Psychology courses are designated by the Department.  All graduate students in the Department must complete three of them.  

Students gain a basic understanding of the Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology area and of Quantitative Methods by completing a set of core courses that are common to all students in the area.  These are:

  • PSYC 616    Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 620    Experimental Social Psychology
  • PSYC 604    Analysis of Variance
  • PSYC 605    Research Ethics and Professional Issues in Organizations (may start as a 671j)
  • PSYC 606    Regression
  • PSYC 607    Psychometrics

Each student’s focus determines the remainder of their coursework. At minimum, students complete four courses in their major area of emphasis, two in their minor area, and two in tools/quantitative methods.  Here are examples of courses in each of the subfields:

Social Sub-Area Courses

  • PSYC 613    Evolutionary Psychology
  • PSYC 621    Small Group Behavior
  • PSYC 624    Attitude Change
  • PSYC 625    Social Cognition
  • PSYC 626    The Social Self
  • PSYC 631    Motivation
  • PSYC 670E  Social Neuroscience
  • PSYC 671J   Seminar in Social Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Sub-Area Courses

  • PSYC 615     Personnel Psychology
  • PSYC 617     Individual Assessment within Organizational Settings
  • PSYC 618     Evaluation Research
  • PSYC 619     Psychology of Organizational Development  and Training
  • PSYC 623     Occupational Health Psychology
  • PSYC 652     Practicum in I/O Psychology
  • PSYC 671J    Industrial/Organizational Seminar

Quantitative Methods and Tools Courses (or equivalents from other departments)

  • PSYC 710     Multivariate Statistics
  • PSYC 712     Structural Equation Modeling
  • PSYC 714     Meta-Analysis
  • PSYC 671J    Multi-Level Modeling