Sample Curriculum

(this is subject to change every year)


Year 1

Summer III: Intro to Psychology: Teaching Seminar, Science and Ethics of Industrial Psychology, Master’s Thesis

Fall: Quantitative and Computer Methods I, Individual Differences (1/2 semester), Biopsychology (1/2 semester), Advanced Tests and Measurement (1/2 semester), Independent Reading and Research

Spring: Quantitative and Computer Methods II, Organizational Psychology, Training (1/2 semester), Social Psychology (1/2 semester), Independent Reading and Research


Year 2

Summer I/II: Elective, Thesis

Summer I/III: Elective, Master’s Thesis

Fall: Research Methods, Organizational Change and Transformation, Performance Feedback and Evaluation, Independent Reading and Research

Spring: Personnel Selection, Leadership and Motivation, Multivariate Statistics, Independent Reading and Research


Year 3

Summer I/II: Elective, Independent Reading and Research

Summer II/III: Elective, Independent Reading and Research

Fall: Elective, Information Processing

Spring: Attitudes and Values, Structural Equation Modeling, Independent Reading and Research


Year 4

Summer I/II: Independent Reading and Research. Dissertation

Summer II/III: Independent Reading and Research, Dissertation

Fall: Independent Reading and Research, Dissertation

Spring: Independent Reading and Research, Dissertation, Cognitive Psychology (1/2 semester), Social-Cognitive Psychology (1/2 semester)


Year 5

Summer I/II: Independent Reading and Research

Summer II/III: Independent Reading and Research

Fall: Independent Reading and Research, Dissertation

Spring: Independent Reading and Research, Dissertation

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