Organizational - Industrial Psychology

Doctoral Course Sequence

Sample Four-Year Doctoral Degree Course Sequence

For students pursuing a doctoral degree in industrial-organizational psychology, the following information maps out a sample four-year course sequence. Each student’s course plan will be individualized to meet his or her needs.


Year One

 

Autumn   12–15 Credits
ORG 7003 Hacking the World of Work 4
ORG 7100 Organizational Behavior 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3–5
     
Winter   11–13 Credits
ORG 7001 FMP: Vocation, Ethics, Integrity 4
ORG 7300 Leadership & Team Development 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3–5
     
Spring  

14

Credits

ORG 7105 Motivation 4
ORG 7101 Organizational Development & Consultation 4
CPY 7200 Personality Theory & Research 5
Summer   13 Credits
ORG 7240 Social Psychology 4
ORG 7000 History & Systems 4
CPY 7020 Statistical Methods 5

 

Year Two

 

Autumn   11 Credits
CPY 7031 Research Methods & Stats I 5
ORG 7004 Hacking the World of Work 4
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation (RVT) 2
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
Winter   13–17 Credits
CPY 7032 Research Methods & Stats II 5
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation (RVT) 2
ORG 7210 Program and Org Evaluation 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
     
Spring   10-12 Credits
CPY 7033 Research Methods & Stats III 5
ORG 7995
Research and Dissertation (RVT) 2
ORG 7010 Selection & Performance Mgmt 4
     
Summer   10 Credits
ORG 7034 Qualitative Research Methods 4
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation (RVT) 2
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5

 

Year Three

 

Autumn   11 Credits
CPY 7010 Psychometrics 5
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation (RVT) 2
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
     
Winter   13–15 Credits
     
     
ORG 7995 Research and Dissertation (RVT) 2
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
Spring   11–13 Credits
ORG 7200 Theoretical Perspectives on Organizations 4
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation 4
ORG 7230 Learning Systems & On the Job Development 4
  Passed Comprehensive Exam  
     
Summer   11–13 Credits
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation 4
ORG 7940 Placement 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3–5



Year Four

 

Autumn   8 Credits
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation 4
ORG 7940 Placement 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
Winter   8 Credits
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation 4
ORG 7940 Placement 4
  Elective/Topical Seminar 3-5
Spring   8 Credits
ORG 7995 Research & Dissertation 4
ORG 7940 Placement 4



Total Units: 168 credits


Time Schedule and Approved Electives

Current course Time Schedule for the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program.

How to read the Time Schedule.

Students in both the industrial-organizational psychology master’s and doctoral programs can choose electives from other SPU graduate programs. Below is a list of approved courses. Students are required to complete 34 elective credits, 16 of them must be Topical Seminar credits.

Marriage and Family Therapy courses:

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

Business Administration courses:

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

Clinical Psychology courses:

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

Theology Courses:

THEO 6010 Bible I: Interpretation and Teaching Christian Scriptures

THEO 6020 Global Christian Heritage I

THEO 6030 Theology/Ethics I: God/Environment

THEO 6040 Bible II: Intro to Old Testament

THEO 6050 Global Christian Heritage II

THEO 6060 Theology/Ethics II

THEO 6070 Bible III: Intro to New Testament

THEO 6080 Global Christian Heritage III

THEO 6090 Theology/Ethics III

THEO 6512 Reconciliation and Intercultural Studies


    

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