CUGS in I/O

CUGS in I/O

CERTIFICATE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDY (CUGS) IN INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION (I/O) PSYCHOLOGY

Valerie Davis-LaMastro Advisor
Robinson Hall 856.256.4870 x53789 davis-lamastro@rowan.edu

The CUGS in Industrial Organizational Psychology (12 s.h.) is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of the workplace, and will help students obtain the background needed for a career in human resources or application to an Industrial/Organizational psychology graduate program.   Classes will involve psychological theories and research critical to issues in the fields of psychology, business and industry. Students will become adept at small group theory and team processes, dynamics of leadership and management, and the structure and procedures of organizational development. In particular, classes examine the study of human behavior as it relates to employee productivity and well-being. This sequence provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about the relationship between psychology and organizational behavior and issues of critical relevance to the workplace. This CUGS is available to any matriculated Rowan student completing the required coursework.

Required Courses:

PSY08.310 PSY08.220 PSY05.402

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (prerequisite PSY01.107)

Personnel Psychology (prerequisite PSY01.107)
Psychology of Conflict and Conflict Resolution (prerequisite PSY01.107)

Students must take 3 additional credits from the following list:

CMS04.240  CMS04.241

Small Group Communication (prerequisite COMP01.112 or ENG201.201)

Small Group Communication –  WI (prerequisite COMP01.112 or ENG01.201)

Organizational Communication Theory and Research (prerequisite COMP01.112 OR ENGR01.201)
Seminar in Psychology (topic must be related to I/O field) (prerequisite PSY01.107)