Recommended Psychology Courses
Group 1 PSY 3320 Social Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 1000C. Examines the scientific study of how real, imagined or anticipated actions or evaluations by others influence our thoughts, feelings or behavior. Topics include the psychology of research participation, attitudes, attitude change, persuasion, conformity, compliance, stereotypes and prejudice, liking and attraction, intimate relationships, group processes, social perception and cognition, the social self, helping others, hurting others and conflict resolution. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Elective PSY 3330 Industrial and Personnel Psychology
Psychological aspects of individual differences, efficiency, working conditions, accident prevention, human engineering, industrial mental health, and counseling. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Elective PSY 4904 Internship in Industrial/ Organizational Psych
Prerequisite: At least twelve semester hours in PSY. Placement in an agency or corporation for eight to ten hours per week of work in psychology related businesses, plus meetings with the instructor. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Electives to Consider
St. John's College
MTH 1040 Mathematical Models for Decision Making
Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics. This course is intended to provide a foundation for practical decision making. Topics selected from finite mathematics, graph theory, probability, Markov chains, theory of voting, game theory. Particularly useful for students in the social sciences. Credit: 3 semester hours.
MTH 3320/ CSC 2590 Intro to Machine Learning
Prerequisite: MTH 1740 or permission of chair. Machine learning concepts, techniques, algorithms such as classification, linear regression, and emerging topics such as boosting, SVM, Bayesian networks, reinforcement and deep learning. Credit: 3 semester hours.
RCT 2025 Organizational Communication
Research and theories of communication in corporate, service and non-profit organizations. Skills in interviewing, message design, leadership and committee work.Credit: 3 semester hours.
SOC 1140 Sociology of Work
The organization of work in industrial society, including the shape of the work force; human/ technology interaction; satisfactions and dissatisfactions that result from the social structuring of experience of work. Credit: 3 semester hours.
Tobin College of Business
MGT 2301 Manage and Organization Behavior
This course is designed to provide an overview of managerial and leadership behaviors relevant to the effective utilization of administrative and human resources in organizational settings. Credit: 3 semester hours.
MGT 3323 Organizational Decision Making, Prerequisite: MGT 2301
Prerequisite: MGT 2301, DS 2334. Focuses on the integration and application of both the quantitative and the qualitative concepts, and tools necessary to the evaluation and selection of alternatives in the administrative decision making process. Credit: 3 semester hours.
MGT 4336 Development of Human Resources
Prerequisite: MGT 2301. Students learn applications of management and teaching- learning principles of job training, supervisory development, executive growth and the role of business in meeting urban personnel needs, organization and administration of programs, methods of instruction, evaluation and research. Credit: 3 semester hours.