Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Curriculum

Required Courses (39)
PSYC 501Biological Bases of Behavior3
PSYC 502Social Bases of Behavior3
PSYC 503Cognitive and Affective Bases3
PSYC 504Individual & Cultural Diffrncs3
PSYC 511Psychometric Theory3
PSYC 529Personnel Selection&Evaluation3
PSYC 545Graduate Statistics I3
PSYC 546Graduate Statistics II3
PSYC 554Survey:Multivariate Statistics3
PSYC 555Seminar in Industrial Training3
PSYC 556Organizational Psychology3
PSYC 558Industrial Psyc Internship I3
PSYC 559Industrial Psych Internship II3
Personnel Electives (6)
Select six credit hours from the following:6
Performance Appraisal Smr3
Personnel Selection3
Organizational Electives (6-9)
Select six to nine credit hours from the following:6-9
Organizatnl Attitudes/Bhvr Sem3
Occupational Health Psychology3
Seminar in Leadership3
I/O Electives (3-15)
Select 3-15 credit hours from the following:3-15
Meta-Analysis3
Legal Issues in Hmn Resrc Mgmt3
Structural Equation Modeling3
Graduate Psychology Seminar 13
General Electives (0-9)
Select zero to nine credit hours from the following:0-9
Multilevel Data Analysis1.5
Assessment Centers1.5
Orgnl Assesmnt & Planning1.5
Individual Assessment I/O Psyc1.5
Network Analysis1.5
Consulting Fundamentals1.5
Machine Learning in Industrial1.5
Data Preparation and Analysis3
Any 500-level MBA course 2
3
Master's Research Courses Applied to Elective Credit (0-8)
PSYC 591Research and Thesis M.S. 30-8
Research Courses (24-32)
PSYC 691Research and Thesis Ph.D.24-32

 Minimum degree credits required: 96

1

This topics course may be taken multiple times if the content differs. Students should consult with their adviser on the appropriateness of the course content for their program of study.

2

Students should consult with their adviser on the appropriateness of the course content for their program of study.

3

Students entering the program with a prior earned Master of Science degree in psychology with an empirically-based thesis may qualify for a waiver of the PSYC 591 thesis requirement (six credit hours). Please contact your academic adviser for more details.