Feb 21, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
College Catalog 2023-2024

PSYC 258 - Industrial/Organizational Psychology


Industrial-organizational (I/O) psychology is the scientific study of people in organizations - and the application of that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, organizations and society. This course will introduce you to the science and practice of I/O Psychology, and what I/O Psychology has to offer anyone who plans to lead others or to help develop effective organizations. Topics will include how to determine what to look for in candidates for hire, how to evaluate candidates for hire or promotion, how best to manage performance in organizations, what’s been shown to motivate people, employee retention, team effectiveness, and organizational culture. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100   Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)