ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 3803

Credit Hours: 3

In this course, adult learners will explore how the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) directly influences their behavior and emotional well-being, both on and off the job. After completing the course, adult learners will have a better understanding of how the field (I/O Psychology plays a part in each stage of their work life starting from seeking and applying for jobs, advancing in their careers, to planning for their retirement. They will also learn how even outside the work life, I/O Psychology affects each one of them as regular consumers. The course will use an applied and practical focus in order for adult learners to gain an understanding of the aims and goals of I/O Psychology and how it applies to them individually while becoming aware of the limitations of the field due to organizational demands and dynamics.