Organizational - Industrial Psychology

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Industrial/Organizational Psychology (ORG) course descriptions are updated annually and can be found at the following link:

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In addition to Industrial/Organizational Psychology core courses and electives, students in both the MA and Ph.D. programs can choose electives from other SPU graduate programs. Below is a list of approved courses with links to their course descriptions.

Marriage and Family Therapy

MFT 6300 Theories of MFT I (3)
MFT 6303 Theories of MFT II (3)
MFT 6301 Becoming a Systems Therapist (3)
MFT 6610 Treatment of Abusive Systems (3)
MFT 6100 Social Ecology of Family (3)

Business Administration

BUS 6110 Macroeconomics for Managers (3)
BUS 6120 Managerial Finance (3)
BUS 6130 Financial Accounting (3)
BUS 6132 Managerial Accounting (3)
BUS 6140 Legal Environment of Business (3)
BUS 6150 Managerial Marketing (3)
BUS 6164 Operations Management (3)
BUS 6170 Information Systems Management (3)
BUS 6300 Human Resource Management (3)
BUS 6301 Labor and Employee Relations (3)
BUS 6303 Compensation and Benefits (3)
BUS 6305 Managing Cultural Diversity (3)
BUS 6361 Advanced Negotiations (3)

Clinical Psychology (available to Ph.D. Students only)

CPY 7210 Developmental Psychology (5)
CPY 7230 Cognition and Learning (5)

In addition to the approved elective courses listed above, students may petition to take other relevant graduate level courses. Decision will be made on a case-by-case basis in consultation with student's advisor.