Saint Louis University

All students in the Industrial-Organizational Program are expected to complete the curriculum described below in Tables 1 and 2.

Table 1
Psychology General Degree Requirements
Course Title Course Number Credit Hours
Foundations of Psychology Courses
Human Diversity PSY 6030 1
Ethics and Professional Issues PSY 6800 1
Statistics and Research Methods Courses
Advanced Experimental Methods PSY 5080 3
Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design PSY 5930 3
Multivariate Analysis PSY 6500 3
Advanced methods or statistics course PSY (RMI) 3
Advanced methods or statistics course (I-0 Requirement) PSY(RMI) 3
(e.g., Structural Equation Modeling, Application of Measurement Theories, Non-Parametric Analysis, Sample Survey Models)
Masters Thesis Research PSY 5990 6
Written and Oral Preliminary Examinations PSY 6950 0
Dissertation Research PSY 6990 12
  Total: 35 hours

Table 2
Industrial-Organizational Program Requirements
Title Course Number Credit Hours
Foundations of I-O Psychology Course
Advanced Organizational Psychology PSY 5460 3
Breadth of Psychology Course
One graduate-level non-I-O course offered by the Psychology Department and approved by the student's advisor and instructor. PSY xxxx 3
Specialized I-O Courses
(27 hours selected by student with advisor approval. Up to nine hours may be taken from complementary courses listed below. At least one course must be taken outside the Psychology Department.)
Industrial Psychology PSY 5410 (3)
Psychology of Small Groups PSY 5470 (3)
Organizational Change and Development PSY 6490 (3)
Organizational Assessment PSY 6490 (3)
Organizational Learning PSY 6490 (3)
Training and Development PSY 6490 (3)
Consultation Skills PSY 6630 (3)
Special topics in Industrial-Organizational Psychology PSY xxxx (3)
Complementary courses PSY xxxx
Complementary Psychology Courses
History of Psychology PSY 5100 (3)
Cognition PSY 5120 (3)
Advanced Social Psychology PSY 5300 (3)
Advanced Personality Theory PSY 5310 (3)
Teaching of Psychology PSY 6000 (3)
Other graduate psychology courses approved by advisor and instructor PSY xxxx (3)
Complementary Courses offered by other departments
(Course instructor's permission required)
Organizational Communication CMM.A5180 (3)
Managerial Dynamics, Simulation and Games DSCB 6370 (3)
Managing Cultural Differences IBSB 5320 (3)
Management of Human Resources MGTB 6100 (3)
New Venture Initiation MGTB6200 (3)
Management of Change MGTB 6350 (3)
Behavioral Science and Public Health BSHC 5000 (3)
Community Analysis, Organization and Change BSHC 6100 (3)
Health Care Organizations CMHC 5000 (3)
Management of Health Care Organizations HAC 5300 (3)
Other extra-departmental courses approved by advisor and instructor. XXX.xxxx (3)
  Total: 33 hours
Professional Development
Participation in Professional Activity Group for six semesters   0
Completion of three Professional Activity Projects PSY 5850 0
Optional Training Activities Industrial-Organizational Practicum PSY 5850 (3)
Industrial-Organizational Internship PSY 6850 (3)
Additional curricular information is available from the I-O Program Director.

Specialized I-O and Complementary Courses
Students are encouraged to select courses based on their career plans and type of organizational setting they plan to work in after graduation. Students are strongly encouraged to select courses that will enhance their knowledge and experiential base for a specific organizational setting. Courses other than those identified above may be taken with the approval of your faculty advisor and permission of the course instructor. Students are encouraged to find courses beyond those mentioned here that meet their specific needs.