PSY

PSY 1301 Introduction to Psychology 3(3-0)

An introductory survey of the major content areas of psychology emphasizing the scientific approach to understanding behavior and applications of psychological principles.

This is a University Core Curriculum Course for the BAIS, BACS, BSHRD, BSGE, BSCSC, BSEMS
This is a Human Resource Development Major Core for the BSHRD
This is a Communications Studies Major Core for the BACS


PSY 3302 Social Organizational Psychology 3(3-0)
Pre-requisite: PSY 1301 or special permission

This course looks at the influences that people have on the attitudes, beliefs and behavior of others. It applies the theories of Social Psychology to the motivations and behavior of people within work organizations.
*PSY 3302 Social Psychology across Cultures is the equivalent of PSY3302 Social Organizational Psychology

This is a Human Development Concentration Course for the BSHRD
This is a Minor in Human Resource Development for Non-HRD Majors
This is a Communications Studies Major Core for the BACS


PSY 4301 Motivation and Stress in the Workplace 3(3-0)
Pre-requisite: PSY 1301

In this course, students are introduced to theories of motivation and conflicts. It covers material incentives, achievement motivation and success in the workplace and practical instruction on how to motivate employees. The course includes a specialized module on stress management: the nature of stress; what causes stress and how stress affects performance in the workplace; what are the moderators of stress and how they can be used to manage stress.

This is a Human Development Concentration Course for the BSHRD