PSYCH 531

Organizational Psychology

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Personal and interpersonal aspects of organizational life: goal setting, decision making, problem solving, communication, control, leadership, motivation, and change.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

or equivalent; or instructor's consent

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.

Title

2. Apply organizational theory

Learning Outcome

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

Title

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.