PSYCH 330

Organizational Psychology

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Personal, interactional, and structural aspects of organizations; motivation, decision making, problem-solving communication, leadership, organizational structure, change.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

1. Understanding of major areas of I/O psychology

Learning Outcome

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.

Title

2. Apply organizational theory

Learning Outcome

Students will learn to apply organizational theory to specific organizational situations. Measurement: Writing assignment.

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3. Organizational skills

Learning Outcome

Students will acquire skill in collaborative teamwork, time management, self-motivation, and project planning. Measurement: Evaluation of cooperative class assignments.