Workplace and Organizational Science Undergraduate Certificate
Effective Fall 2021, this program will no longer accept applications
This certificate can prepare individuals for graduate studies in industrial-organizational psychology, management, or other areas with a focus on behavior in organizations. It also provides training relevant to managing individuals in organizations that can be applied broadly to business, military, non-profit, health care, law enforcement, and other settings.
Note: No more than 6 credit hours may be applied from the student's major.
|MGMT/SOC 3600||Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|PSYCH 3318/MGMT 3623||Industrial and Organizational Psychology||3|
|Goal 1: Breadth of Study||9|
|Choose three courses from the following:|
|Team Leadership Fundamentals I|
|Communication in the Organization|
|Introduction to Leadership I|
|Innovative Team Leadership|
|Advanced Management and Organizational Behavior|
|Human Resource Management|
|Industrial and Labor Relations|
|Employee Training and Development|
|Leadership in Organizations|
|Psychological Testing and Assessment|
|Theory of Decisions and Games|
|Sociology of Business and Work Settings|
|Goal 2: Cultural Competency||3|
|Choose one course from the following:|
|Communication and Gender|
|Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination|
|Globalization and Social Change|
Upon completion of the program, certificate earners will be able to:
- Describe the application of theories and methods from workplace and organizational sciences to job analysis, recruitment/selection, training, retainment and performance appraisal processes.
- Identify factors that influence motivation and work performance of employees.
- Identify teamwork processes, challenges and strategies.
- Summarize models of leadership and fit for specific organizational needs.
- Compare and contrast at least two disciplinary specific (e.g., communications, industrial/organizational psychology, management, sociology) approaches to understanding workplace and organizational needs and challenges.
- Write and speak clearly and concisely about theories and research in workplace and organizational sciences.
- Evaluate appropriateness of quantitative and qualitative research methods for specific questions in workplace and organizational sciences.
- Relate concepts and empirical findings from workplace and organizational sciences to personal work experiences and career goals.