College of Science and Health > Academics > Psychology > Undergraduate > Psychology (BA) > Concentration Requirements > Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration
The Industrial & Organizational concentration is designed for students interested in systems of human resources, such as assessments, surveys, training, needs analysis, competency modeling and performance management, and human behavior, such as leadership, group dynamics and motivation. Students are encouraged to complete an internship to complement their studies and gain real-world experience.
A combined degree program in Industrial & Organizational Psychology is also offered. It is designed to follow the guidelines for education and training at the master's level, produced by the Society for I-O Psychology. Learn more about the I-O Psychology BA/MS Program.
Psychology courses must be numbered PSY 317 and above to count toward major field.
Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
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