PY 526 – Consumer Psychology

Theory and research related to understanding consumer behavior in terms of product/service perceptions, motivation, purchase decisions, and consumer satisfaction.

PY 540 – Personnel Psychology

Theory, research, and practice in the understanding of such topics as performance appraisal, personnel selection, criterion development/validation, and others.

PY 556 – Organizational Psychology

Theory, research, and practice in the understanding of such topics as job satisfaction, work motivation/performance, leadership, conflict resolution, and others.

PY 557 – Psychometrics

Consideration of assumptions and techniques in psychometrics, including assessment, reliability and validity, test construction, measurement theory, and scaling.

PY 561 – Advanced Social Psychology

Survey of topics in the study of human social interaction with an emphasis on experimental approaches to studying social behavior.

PY 564 – Research & Practice in I-O and Social Psychology

Weekly colloquium discussing the planning, design, execution, and analysis of psychological research.

PY 571 – Design & Analysis I

An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics used in the reporting of educational and psychological research.

PY 657 – Psychology of Stereotyping & Prejudice

Seminar focused on social psychological research on stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination.

PY 670 – Job Analysis & Compensation

Introduction to different methods of job analysis and evaluation as well as important issues related to employee compensation and benefits.

PY 671 – Design & Analysis II

Correlation and regression analysis, including bivariate and multiple regression, coding of categorical variables, and testing for mediation and moderation.

PY 675 – Legal & Ethical Considerations in I-O Psychology

Legal and ethical considerations in I-O psychology, including equal employment opportunity, uniform guidelines for selection, and relevant major court decisions.

PY 681 – Program Design & Evaluation

Systematic examination of the theory and practice of research strategies for planning and evaluating various programs.

PY 696 – Thesis Research

Conducting research related to the student’s thesis. (Prerequisites: PY 571; PY 671; minimum of 18 credit hours in program; minimum of 2 credit hours of PY 564)

PY 697 – Thesis Writing

Writing the thesis document. (Prerequisites: PY 571; PY 671; PY 696; minimum of 18 credit hours in program; minimum of 2 credit hours of PY 564)

PY 699 – Internship in I-O Psychology

Experience in applying industrial-organizational psychological principles, theory, and research to work in organizational settings such as corporations, government, and nonprofits. (Prerequisites: PY 571; PY 671; minimum of 18 credit hours in program; minimum of 2 credit hours of PY 564)

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