NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PSYC 2385 - Industrial/Organizational Psychology


This course introduces students to psychological principles and theories within the workplace. Topics include I/O history and research methods, attitudes and behaviors of employees/employers, interpersonal relationships within the workplace, structure of organizational policies, employer/employee motivation and leadership, context/culture, and the climate of organizations.  Additional areas of I/O Psychology will be reviewed as appropriate.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Prerequisites:
Reading Level 3 placement

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PSYC 2385 Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the student will:

  1. Describe historical and theoretical perspectives of I/O Psychology.
  2. Identify theorists and researchers who have contributed to the development of I/O Psychology.
  3. Evaluate the research methods used in I/O Psychology studies.
  4. Apply relevant theories, research, and specializations to workplace activities and events.
  5. Compare I/O Psychology studies to professional experiences.
  6. Analyze the social and cultural diversity of management styles, the workplace environment, employee expectations, and general business knowledge.




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